Arab League calls for justice for Palestinians

CAIRO, 2nd November, 2016 (WAM) -- The Arab League yesterday called on all nations, people, and international institutions to restore justice to the Palestinian people.

A statement issued by The Palestine and Occupied Arab Territories Sector in The Arab League, on the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, said, "This fateful promise was the major reason for the plight of Palestine in 1948 and marked the beginning of the tragedy of the Palestinian people that has been going on for many decades."

The Balfour Declaration of 2nd November, 1917, was the main cause of the Palestinian 'nakba', catastrophe or exodus, in 1948.

The statement concluded by stressing that the anniversary will remain a deeply wounding memory.

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