UKMW prompts Guardian correction to claim the Balfour Declaration granted Palestine to the Zionist Federation

We recently tweeted the writer of an otherwise unproblematic Guardian article (The Islamic school that ensures its boys understand the Israeli point of view, Aug. 7) in response to her erroneous claim that the Balfour Declaration promised “the land of Palestine” to the “Zionist Federation” of the UK and Ireland.

We then emailed Guardian editors, who upheld our complaint and amended the passage, which now reads as follows:

Additionally, the following addendum, noting the change, appears at the bottom of the article.

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at

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