Arab Protest March Against Jews Balked, Police Among Injured
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Arab Protest March Against Jews Balked, Police Among Injured

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The contemplated Moslem demonstration and march to the government offices arranged by the Arab Executive as a protest against continued Jewish immigration to Palestine and the sale of lands to Jews, failed to materialize today as a result of energetic intervention of the Palestine police.

As soon as the Moslems, including hundreds of Arabs who had come to Jerusalem for the demonstration, poured out of the Mosque of Omar after mid-day prayers, they were immediately surrounded by strong police detachments who finally succeeded in dispersing the crowd.

Eight Arab demonstrators and two policemen were injured when some of the Arabs tried to break through the police lines outside the Mosque.

Not a single shot was fired by the police nor was military help called for, although troops had been kept in readiness for immediate service. All the police wore steel helmets, but

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