FIFTY YEARS AGO, between June 5 and June 10, 1967, Israel invaded and occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. The Six-Day War, as it would later be dubbed, saw the Jewish David inflict a humiliating defeat on the Arab Goliath, personified perhaps by Gamal Abdel Nasser’s Egypt.
Join Middle East Monitor on the 7th of October at the British Library in Central London to learn more about and discuss the declaration, how it came about, it's legal standing and consequences, and to look at Britain's role in the continued oppression of Palestinians.
This year PSC is working with a range of partners including key Palestinian community organisations to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration. We are organising a conference on the 7 October, and a national march and rally in central London on the 4th November, to raise public awareness of Britain’s central role in the dispossession of the Palestinian people, and for Britain to fulfil its role and responsibilities as a key member of the international community.
Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, Tuesday called on the United Kingdom to recognize the State of Palestine on the 1967 borders and to reconsider plans to celebrate the 100 years anniversary for the infamous Balfour Declaration.
Millions of us around the world have supported the Palestinian cause for decades. In our calls for justice for the people of Palestine we have stood alongside some political giants. I can’t think of any other piece of land — we are talking about a tiny scrap hardly the size of an African safari park — which has been at the centre of so much political angst, bloodshed and hardship for its people. The creation of the state of Israel in 1948 and its ongoing ethnic cleansing and colonisation of Palestine has seen to that.
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat