JERUSALEM (Jul. 13)
The anti-Jewish campaign set on foot by the Arab press and Arab organizations in connection with the government’s announcement a fortnight ago that sealed armories had been given to some of the remote Jewish colonies continued unabated.
Over the week-end a meeting of Arab leaders was held at Tulkarem in which representatives of Tulkarem, Jenin and other Arab villages adopted a resolution protesting against the Jewish colonies getting the sealed armories and calling for an all-Palestine Arab conference to discuss steps to be taken in this connection. While members of the Arab Executive were the chief speakers at this meeting the government has taken no action to check the incitement.
When the Arabs learned that the armories had been distributed, their papers spread a report that police officers had been teaching the Jews how to use weapons. Replying to this report the government issued a statement declaring that police officers had merely tested the arms contained in the armories.