Be Human, Stand With Palestine

“Peace Is The Only War Worth Waging”

Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem (Credit: Michael Freeman -Digital Vision/Getty Images)

Background

World War One

British Foreign Secretary, Lord Arthur Balfour

World War Two and the Holocaust

The Flag of Israel (Top) and Flag of Palestine (Bottom)

Arab-Israeli War 1948–1949

Map Charting the changing boundaries of Israel-Palestine. White is land occupied by Israel, whilst green is land occupied by Palestine.

Six Day War 1967

Camp David Accords 1978

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, US President Jimmy Carter, and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin shaking hands and laughing at the Camp David Accords in 1978

The Palestinian Liberation Organisation

Surviving Palestinian civilians returning to the refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila after the massacre carried out by Phalange-linked militiamen, Beirut, Lebanon, September 21, 1982 (Credit: Alain Mingam/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

First Intifada 1987–1993

Palestinian children throwing rocks as part of the First Intifada in 1989 (Credit: Eric Feferberg/ AFP)

Hamas

Palestinian members of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas terrorist movement, during a patrol in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on April 27, 2020. ( Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90)

Oslo Accords 1993

Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (Left) shakes hands with PLO leader Yasser Arafat (Right), with US President Bill Clinton (Centre) standing between them.

Second Intifada 2000–2005

An Israeli Border Policeman and a Palestinian scream at each other face-to-face in the Old City of Jerusalem, Oct. 13, 2000. (Credit: REUTERS/Amit Shabi)

Gaza War 2014

A young Palestinian man looks out over destruction in part of Gaza City’s al-Tufah neighbourhood on Aug. 6, 2014. (Credit: Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty Images)

Settler Colonialism and United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334

What is going on in Palestine right now?

Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem (Credit: Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu)
Israeli security forces detain a Palestinian amid ongoing confrontations as Palestinian families face eviction in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem. (Credit: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
(Credit: Getty Images)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Credit: Gali Tibbon / AFP / Getty Images File)

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