On the 29th of November, 1947 the United Nations adopted resolution 181 which called for the partition of Mandatory Palestine into an Arab State and a Jewish State. (Mandatory Palestine, under British control, was established by the League of Nations in 1922).
The associated 4-part Plan, devised in cooperation with Jewish organizations, was accepted by the Jewish Agency for Palestine, This was the first Deal of the Century (20th).
The Palestinians who were not consulted, fought back, arguing that the partition violated the principles of national self-determination in the UN Charter which granted people the right to decide their own destiny. The Plan was never implemented.
The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is a UN-organized observance. Events are held at the United Nations headquarters in New York, as well as at the United Nations offices at Geneva, Vienna and Nairobi. It is generally held on November 29 each year to mark the anniversary of resolution 181.
This year, 2021, Just Peace for Palestine (the Just Peace QLD sub group) is holding a rally to mark the 74th anniversary.
Please come and help us mark this day. Here is the flyer below.
As always, please observe all Covid safe practices during the rally. Thank you.
Just Peace for Palestine.