Thousands of Palestinians march in protest of Balfour Declaration on 100th anniversary
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Thousands of Palestinians march in protest of Balfour Declaration on 100th anniversary

Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets on Thursday (Nov. 2) in protests across the West Bank marking a century since the Balfour Declaration, Britain’s promise to create a Jewish home in what is now Israel. In Ramallah, some 3,000 protesters marched from the city centre to the British Consulate, with many waving black flags and banners with slogans such as “100 years of dispossession”.

Smaller demonstrations took place in East Jerusalem and elsewhere in the West Bank.


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