mardi 18 avril 2017

Palestinians in Europe Hold Annual Conference, Stress Right of Return

Les Palestiniens en Europe tiennent une conférence annuelle, insistent sur le droit au retour

A Palestinian child holds up a picture of a key, symbolizing the homes
Palestinian refugees left behind. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Thousands of Palestinians from across Europe took part in the 15th Palestinians in Europe Conference, held in the Dutch city of Rotterdam under the Slogan “100 Years On, A Victorious Nation and Unbreakable Determination,” PIC reported.

The conference comes 100 years after the Balfour Declaration, when British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour pledged support for a Jewish national home in Palestine, at the expense of the Palestinian indigenous population.

The conference “addressed a number of issues including the socio-political situation in Palestine, the role played by the Palestinians overseas, and the Palestinians’ right of return to their mo...

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