May 28 1964 – The Palestine Liberation Organization is Formed

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May 28 1964 – The Palestine Liberation Organization is Formed5 (100%) 1 vote The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) was created on May 28, 1964. The organization became associated with the demand for an independent state of Palestine. The PLO became recognized as the “sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people” by the United Nations. At the close of World War I, the League of Nations was entrusted the responsibility of handling the region that would later become Israel, Jordan, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip. The League of Nations handed what came to be known as the British Mandate to Britain for administration. In 1921, the British authorities divided […]