Britain should now recognise the state of Palestine alongside Israel, on 1967 lines, says a cross-party group of parliamentarians. Plus a letter from Julian Lush on Saudi Arabia
Theresa May will dine with Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on Thursday to mark “with pride” the centenary of the Balfour declaration. She should pay heed to an event on Tuesday evening, when 1,000 British people gather at Westminster Central Hall – neither to celebrate nor to mourn, but to acknowledge British responsibility and to commit to change in the Holy Land.
“Britain’s broken promise: time for a new approach” is the work of the Balfour Project, shedding light on British imperial history and stimulating thought – what can our people and government do today to advance equal rights for all living between the Mediterranean sea and the Jordan river?
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