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Fatah Facebook: Balfour Declaration gave land to “those who had no right”
Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page - Nov. 2, 2013
“So that we won’t forget!”
“Those who had no ownership made [a promise] to those who had no right!
November 2, 1917
The 96th anniversary of the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration.)”
Note: The Balfour Declaration of Nov. 2, 1917 was a letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Baron Rothschild stating that “His Majesty's government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people” and is seen as the basis for later international commitments to establish the State of Israel.