Google made the decision to replace Palestine with “Israel” on its popular map application, sparking outrage from several people around the world.

The Palestinian Journalists’ Forum condemned the move by Google on July 25th, accusing them of being “part of the Israeli scheme to establish its name as a legitimate state for generations to come and abolish Palestine once and for all.”

“The move is also designed to falsify history, and geography as well as the Palestinian people’s right to their homeland, and a failed attempt to tamper with the memory of Palestinians and Arabs as well as the world,” the PJF added.

Frustrated over tech giant’s move, a group of activists started a petition on Change.com to convince Google to reconsider their decision; it had over 147k signatures.

“The omission of Palestine is a grievous insult to the people of Palestine and undermines the efforts of the millions of people who are involved in the campaign to secure Palestinian independence and freedom from Israeli occupation and oppression,” reads the new petition.

 

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✠✠✠erz✠✠✠
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2016-08-09 05:08

that land is wasted on low IQ muslims, ashkenazi jews deserve this much more since theyre more intelligent and advanced.

Unknown
Unknown
2016-08-09 06:51

Your brain has low IQ and your mothers a*s looks more advanced than Zionists.

Shaul B.
Shaul B.
2016-08-09 06:16

There never was a state called “Palestine”. The maps in this post are typical Arabic lie

guest
guest
2016-08-09 08:24
Reply to  Shaul B.

why did the oberterorist khazar (turkic ancestry) Golda Meir address a postcard to Tel Aviv, Palestine? Did she commit a typical Arabic lie?
http://www.jpost.com/Jewish-World/Jewish-News/Rare-Golda-Meir-handwritten-postcard-to-be-auctioned-342368

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Dawn
2016-08-09 12:33
Reply to  guest

Right on, guest…….

TrueJustice
TrueJustice
2016-08-09 08:21

About time a false state was removed from maps.

moses
moses
2016-08-09 05:03

How can Bethlem, the birth place of Jesus belong to arabs?

COMINS
COMINS
2016-08-09 05:24

Ethnic cleansing…

Abe Bird
Abe Bird
2016-08-09 06:28

What exactly is your problem? There is no state called Palestine, so why do you want to deceive honest people?

TheChristian Yahwist
TheChristian Yahwist
2016-08-09 08:03

@leithfadel The Jordanian King annexed area in 1949-1970s.

tarra
tarra
2016-08-09 11:59

Change.com is lingerie website, FYI

ErikWar19
ErikWar19
2016-08-09 12:49

only 140.000 in the whole world backed the petition?
GB had more than 30times more people behind their anti-brexit…….

Macdriz6
Macdriz6
2016-08-09 13:48

Palestine land,, and Palestine capturing all there land

Macdriz6
Macdriz6
2016-08-09 13:47

Россия и Сирия прогресс с легкостью

Matt
Matt
2016-08-09 15:47

@leithfadel there won’t be any Palestinian land in 15 years they will gobble it up little by little

asam
asam
2016-08-10 01:33

How much longer is the world willing to endure this spectacle of wanton cruelty ― Bertrand Russell

https://teespring.com/palestine-august-2016