PLO launches social media campaign against the Balfour Declaration

Headline: “Social media campaign for the 100th anniversary of the ominous Balfour Promise"
       "The PLO Department of Culture and Information announced the launch of a social media campaign today, Wednesday [Nov. 1, 2017], for the tragic 100th anniversary of the issuing of the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) that will take place tomorrow, Thursday.
The department noted that the campaign will begin today, Wednesday, from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Palestinian time…
According to the department, the campaign will target the Twitter accounts of British Prime Minister Theresa May, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the [British] Foreign Ministry, and the British Commonwealth, using the hashtag #MakeItRight."

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 views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.” In 1922, the League of Nations adopted this and made the British Mandate “responsible for putting into effect the declaration,” which led to the UN vote in 1947 and the establishment of the State of Israel.


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