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Just Festival: Legacy of Balfour

Event Name Just Festival: Legacy of Balfour
Start Date 4th Aug 2017
End Date 27th Aug 2017
Duration 24 days
Description

 4-27 Aug | OUTDOORS | FREE

 NETWORK OF PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR PALESTINE

 Arthur Balfour was the British Foreign Secretary, who in 1917 issued the Balfour Declaration promising a homeland for the Jewish people in the land of Palestine. On the face of it the declaration seemed fair and even-handed enough, but its implications and manner of execution have echoed down the subsequent century paving the way for the brutality and oppression that pervades the land of Palestine today. In this exhibition we explore the ways in which the Balfour Declaration and the subsequent actions of the British Government laid the foundations for the Zionist State of Israel as it is today.

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