Should UK atone for broken promises to Palestinians?

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The Declaration was the work of a British Foreign Secretary. On Novemeber 2, 1917, it declared the aim to establish a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine. But it forced out the Palestinians.
Those who remained in their homeland, and generations since, have been stripped of their rights under Israeli-occupation. Millions of others are now living in refugee camps.
A century on, will Britain apologise to the Palestinians?

Presenter: Martine Dennis

Guests:

Simon Pia - Lecturer and Journalist, former adviser to the Scottish Labour Party

Ghassan Khatib - Lecturer Birzeit University, former director of the Palestinian Authority, Government media centre

Crispin Blunt - British Conservative Party MP, Former Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee

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