Jerusalem (Dec. 17)
An official communique issued here this evening explaining the action of the Government in deporting Abdul Rachman Bey Azzam, a Deputy of the Egytian Parliament, and a member of the Executive of the Moslem World Conference, which has just concluded here, states that the Government has learned that speeches were delivered during the Moslem Conference which might have had a disturbing effect on Palestine, while one, referring to the speech by Abdul Rachman Bey Azzam, attacking the Italian Government for the manner in which it suppressed the Senussi revolt in Tripoli, made false accusations against a foreign Power.
The Palestine Government deprecates these utterances, the communique says, and takes the earliest opportunity of publicly notifying its condemnation of the statements made regarding Italian action in Tripoli. It deplores the fact that unfounded accusations against a friendly Power should be made on Palestine soil.
The report that Shaukat Ali, the Indian Moslem leader, has refused to serve on the Executive of the Moslem World Conference, is confirmed in a reliable quarter to-day.