Thursday, March 7, 2013

Angry at 1917 UK policies, Palestinians attack British consul



by Daniel Siryoti, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff


Sir Vincent Fean visiting Birzeit university to "engage in an open dialogue," attacked by students who kick him and hurl rocks at his vehicle • They say their chief grievance was Britain's support for a Jewish homeland in what was then British-ruled Palestine in a letter known as the "Balfour Declaration," issued in 1917.

Long memory: British consul Sir Vincent Fean enters his car after being accosted by students, who said they were angry about the 1917 Balfour Declaration.
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Photo credit: Reuters

Daniel Siryoti, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I suppose Sir Vincent is anxious to visit again !

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