Yasser Arafat addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York
On the 13th of November 1974, Yasser Arafat addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the first leader to represent a national liberation movement and not a member state. In the following days, the UN General Assembly adopts resolution 3236 that reaffirms the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people in Palestine and resolution 3237 that invites the Palestine Liberation Organization to participate in its deliberations as observer.
Declaration of Independence
In its 19th session convened in Algiers on the 12th of November 1988, the Palestinian National Council adopts the Declaration of the State of Palestine (Declaration of Independence). Many countries recognize the State of Palestine and its Declaration of Independence
Shimon Peres letter to Johan Holst
Yasser Arafat's Funeral