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Palestinian Flag Day

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Palestinian Flag Day

April 29, 2019

Palestinian Flag Day

The Palestinian flag (Arabic: علم فلسطين‎) is a tricolor of three equal horizontal stripes (black, white, and green from top to bottom) overlaid by a red triangle issuing from the hoist. This flag is derived from the Pan-Arab colors and is used to represent the State of Palestine and the Palestinian people. It was first adopted on 28 May 1964 by the Palestinian Liberation Organization.

The flag is almost identical to that of the Hashemite Kingdom of Hejaz, which is the western portion of the Arabian peninsula, and the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party (both use a 2:3 ratio as opposed to the Palestine’s 1:2) as well as the short-lived Arab Federation of Iraq and Jordan (which had an equilateral triangle at the hoist). It is also very similar to the Flag of Jordan and Flag of Western Sahara, all of which draw their inspiration from the Arab Revolt against Ottoman rule (1916–1918). The flag of the Arab Revolt had the same graphic form, but the colours were arranged differently (white on the bottom, rather than in the middle).

Details

Date:
April 29, 2019

Organizer

Awni Abuhadba

Venue

Palestinian Documentation Services in the USA
964 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07503 United States
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Phone:
973-464-2283
Website:
https://www.palestiniandocs.com