A public meeting of 1,200 people at Central Hall Westminster on 31 October heard politicians from all parties call on the British Government to recognise Palestine as a sovereign state.
The meeting was hosted by the Balfour Project on the centenary of the Balfour Declaration. Its theme was ‘Britain’s Broken Promise: Time for a New Approach’.
The Balfour Declaration stated Britain’s support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine as long as the rights of the people already there were not prejudiced. Now Israel exists, but the commitment to the Palestinians has been ignored. Vast numbers have been dispossessed, and more than five million live in refugee camps.
Stephen became a member of the Balfour Project team over five years ago and took the photographs at the Centenary event.
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