THE BALFOUR DECLARATION: 100 YEARS LATER
The delegation is on the ground in Palestine this week during a unique historic moment — the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration and the reconciliation deal between Fatah and Hamas political parties.
The delegation also takes place one year since the US election, and delegates are witnessing the connections between the systemic oppression and occupation of Palestinian people, and structural racism and violence at home.
The following two articles provide Palestinian perspectives and context on the Balfour Declaration, 100 years since it was issued:
- Balfour Sparked a National Tragedy for the Palestinian People—With BDS, We Are Fighting Back
by Omar Barghouti, Boycott National Committee
- It’s time to admit that Arthur Balfour was a white supremacist — and an anti-Semite, too
by Yousef Munayyer, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights