Palestine is now occupied by Israel, the following article talks about the occupation of Palestine and the stages of the occupation organised in a Chronological order.
First: The period before the year 1948
The first Zionist conference in 29/8/1897: This conference was held in the city of Bazel in Switzerland, where was the establishment of Zionism and Palestine was chose to be a homeland for Jews.
The fourth Zionist conference in 1904: In this conference Argentina was approved to be the homeland for Jews.
In 1906 the Zionism parliament decided that the homeland for Jews is going to be in Palestine.
In 1914 with the beginning of the first world war the united kingdom promised the Arabs to help them get their independence from the Ottoman Empire in the condition of entering the war along with the united kingdom against the Ottoman empire which entered the war along with Germany.
The Sykes-Picot Agreement was signed between France and Britain to share the Ottoman empire, under this agreement Syria and Lebanon where put under the control of France, and Jordan and Iraq where put under the control of the United kingdom. Palestine was agreed to be an international area.
In 2 November 1917 the British government published the Balfour declaration in the form of a letter send by its foreign minister James Arthur Balfour to the leader of Zionism where Balfour pledged that the queens government will do its best to achieve the goal of making Palestine a homeland for Jews.
In 1918: As a result of the Balfour declaration the Jewish immigration to Palestine started.
The First Palestinian conference: In this conference the Arabs and Palestinians condemned and refused the Balfour declaration.
The revolutions started and the “twenty’s revolution” took place.
The Conference of San Remo was held, in this conference the participated countries approved the Balfour declaration, and the British mandate on Palestine was imposed.
The commencement of the British civilian rule on Palestine, and Herbert Samuel was set as a representative in Palestine.
With Herbert Samuel as a representative in Palestine, Palestinian lands were sold to Jews, which was the beginning of the Zionist occupation.