Palestinians protest Balfour Declaration on 100th anniversary

Around 3,000 people marched through the streets of Ramallah to the British Consulate on Thursday to protest the Balfour Declaration, with similar protests reported in Nablus, Gaza, and Jerusalem. The demonstrations marked the centenary of a 1917 document that would lead to the creation of the state of Israel.
A century after the UK endorsed a Jewish “home” in Palestine, protesters in Ramallah and other cities asked for an apology from London. Israel PM Netanyahu rebuked the criticism at a commemorative dinner in the UK.
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