Arab Executive Protests Against “government Persecution of Patriots Who Remain Undaunted: 26 Nablus

Six Arab agitators have been sent to prison for one year and 20 for three months, according to an uncorroborated report from Nablus received here to-day, which adds that another 160 Arabs will be put on trial for their part in the riots which took place there on Saturday and Sunday.

The Palestine Arab Executive has issued a statement protesting against the “Government persecution of patriots who remain undaunted”.

Nablus is now quiet. The streets are patrolled by scores of armed British police. The shops are open, but business generally is at a standstill.

Arab delegations have arrived in Nablus from Jerusalem, Jaffa and from Transjordan to comfort the wounded and to encourage the prisoners.

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