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The UN's International Day of Solidarity with the 1947 Partition Plan and the two-state compromise

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30.11.2021

UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres's simplistic tweet does not suffice for a remembrance day created by the UN, let alone to acknowledge international complicity in the colonisation of Palestine. The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is farcical, unlike the 1947 Partition Plan, which remains associated with the Palestinian people's loss of territory and political rights.

"On #Palestine Day, let's reaffirm commitment to the Palestinian people in their quest to achieve their rights & build a future of peace & dignity for both Palestinians & Israelis," Guterres tweeted. The tweet is taken from Guterres's brief, official statement, which is vague and says nothing about political accountability.

Although, if Guterres had substituted the day's official reference as designated by the UN, to the 1947 Partition Plan, his rhetoric would have benefited from a historical reference. Guterres is not concerned........

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