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A man holds a Palestinian flag as people take part in an event ahead of the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, outside Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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Palestinian children participate in a mock tea party at BanksyÕs Walled Off hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem November 1, 2017. Picture taken November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma ARCHIVE.
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A Palestinian women waves her national flag as she participates in a march on November 2, 2017, in the centre of the West Bank city of Ramallah to protest the 100th anniversary of Britain's Balfour Declaration, which helped lead to Israel's creation and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas used the occasion to denounce the declaration, writing in a newspaper opinion piece that "the creation of a homeland for one people resulted in the dispossession and continuing persecution of another". / AFP / ABBAS MOMANI
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Palestinians take part in a protest against Balfour Declaration, in Gaza City November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Palestinian children participate in a mock tea party at BanksyÕs Walled Off hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem November 1, 2017. Picture taken November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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A Palestinian man plants his national flag in a cake bearing images of the Union Jack as children from the al-Aida refugee camp attend an event held by secretive British street artist Banksy to apologise for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 1, 2017 at his Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The queen revealed a plaque carved in stone saying "Er, Sorry," playing on the common initials for Elizabeth Royal. / AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI
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A person, dressed as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, stands next to a royal "apology" engraved on the Israeli barrier by British street artist Banksy during a mock tea party for Palestinian children at BanksyÕs Walled Off hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem November 1, 2017. Picture taken November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.
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A Palestinian man flies his national flag as he cuts a cake bearing images of the Union Jack during an event held by secretive British street artist Banksy to apologise for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 1, 2017 at his Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The queen revealed a plaque carved in stone saying "Er, Sorry," playing on the common initials for Elizabeth Royal. / AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI
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An actor dressed up as Queen Elizabeth and Palestinian children from the al-Aida refugee camp attend an event held by secretive British street artist Banksy to apologise for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 1, 2017 at his Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The queen revealed a plaque carved in stone saying "Er, Sorry," playing on the common initials for Elizabeth Royal. / AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI
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An actor dressed up as Queen Elizabeth stand next to a carving in stone reading "ER, Sorry" playing on the common initials for Queen Elizabeth Regina on the controversial Israeli separation barrier separating the West Bank town of Bethlehem from Jerusalem as Palestinian children from the al-Aida refugee camp attend an event held by secretive British street artist Banksy to apologise for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 1, 2017 at his Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem. The queen revealed a plaque carved in stone saying "Er, Sorry," playing on the common initials for Elizabeth Royal. / AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI
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A Palestinian man flies his national flag above a cake bearing images of the Union Jack as children from the al-Aida refugee camp attend an event held by secretive British street artist Banksy to apologise for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 1, 2017 at his Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The queen revealed a plaque carved in stone saying "Er, Sorry," playing on the common initials for Elizabeth Royal. / AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI
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Palestinian children participate in a mock tea party at BanksyÕs Walled Off hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem November 1, 2017. Picture taken November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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People are seen during a mock tea party for Palestinian children at BanksyÕs Walled Off hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem November 1, 2017. Picture taken November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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A carving in stone reading "ER, Sorry" playing on the common initials for Queen Elizabeth Regina are seen on the controversial Israeli separation barrier separating the West Bank town of Bethlehem from Jerusalem as Palestinian children from the al-Aida refugee camp attend an event held by secretive British street artist Banksy to apologise for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 1, 2017 at his Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem. / AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI
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A person, dressed as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, gestures during an event ahead of the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, outside Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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Palestinian activist sticks national flag into a cake in pattern of the Great Britain flag on the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration Bethlehem, West Bank, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. The Balfour Declaration, Britain's promise to Zionists to create a Jewish home in what is now Israel, turns 100 this week, with events in Israel, the Palestinian territories and Britain drawing attention to the now yellowing document tucked away in London's British Library (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)
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A Palestinian man waves his national flag as demonstrators gathered to protest on the 100th anniversary of Britain's Balfour Declaration in Gaza City on November 2, 2017, which helped lead to Israel's creation and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas used the occasion to denounce the declaration, writing in a newspaper opinion piece that "the creation of a homeland for one people resulted in the dispossession and continuing persecution of another". / AFP / MOHAMMED ABED
Updated 02 November 2017

Banksy holds Balfour 'apology party' for Palestinians

Palestinians are seen flying national flags in an event held by secretive British street artist Banksy to apologise for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 1, 2017 at his Walled-Off Hotel in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The queen revealed a plaque carved in stone saying "Er, Sorry," playing on the common initials for Elizabeth Royal.



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