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Eleventh hour endeavors to suppress the publication of the sharply worded criticism against the British government contained in the Mandates Commission’s report on Palestine, or at least to eliminate the passages containing the criticism against the British policy in Palestine are being made by the secretariat of the League of Nations, it is reliably learned here today.

The reason for the last minute attempt at suppression or alteration is the nervousness of the secretariat of the League of Nations over the possibility that the prestige of the League of Nations and the authority of the Mandates Commission may be questioned if an open discussion with the British government at a public session of the League of Nations is conducted on the basis of the sharp criticism by the Mandates Commission and the no

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