As the U.K. officially commemorates 100 years since the Balfour declaration promised Palestine as “a national home for the Jewish people,” British activists have marched thousands of miles in protest.
A prominent British MP has called on the UK government to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration by recognising a Palestinian state. Shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry, said that the time was now right to do this during an interview with Middle East Eye in which the Labour MP described Britain as having lost its “moral anchor”.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged “increasing international pressure” to be brought to bear to end Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, in a statement released yesterday evening to mark the Balfour Declaration centenary.
Following a year of build-up, the Balfour Declaration centenary has now come and gone. After the campaigns, events, articles and protests, I want to take a moment to make a few observations about how the centenary was marked.
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