dinsdag 31 oktober 2017

Balfour Declaration at 100: Seeds of Discord


Filmmaker: Mohammed Salameh

A hundred years since Britain's infamous declaration, its repercussions are still felt across the Middle East today.

The Balfour Declaration was a public promise by the British government during World War One, announcing support for the establishment of "a national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine. Palestine was still a part of the Ottoman Empire at the time, with a minority Jewish population. Read more.

Al Jazeera