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VIDEO: 99 years ago, everything changed in Palestine

On 2 November 1917, Britain pledged support for a Jewish state in Palestine with the Balfour Delcaration
The Jerusalem holy site referred to as al-Aqsa Mosque by Muslims and which is also sacred to Jews (AFP)

The now infamous Balfour Declaration was signed 99 years ago this Wednesday.

It saw Britain pledge support for a Jewish state in historic Palestine.

Palestinian activists are now sharing a petition demanding an apology from Britain, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has stated his intention to sue over the decision.

Today, we remember the day that changed everything.