Letter from Mayor El-Khatib of Jerusalem to MLK

Abstract

Rouhi El-Khatib, the Mayor of Jerusalem, Jordan, welcomes Dr. King to the city in advance of a pilgrimage planned for November 1967. At the time of this letter, East Jerusalem was part of Jordan and West Jerusalem was Israeli territory. During the 1967 Six-Day War, Israeli occupied and annexed East Jerusalem, but that annexation is not recognized by the international community.

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Letter from Mayor El-Khatib of Jerusalem to MLK
Tuesday, January 24, 1967
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