Arabs Fly Black Flags on Balfour Declaration Day
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Arabs Fly Black Flags on Balfour Declaration Day

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Black flags hung from the windows of numerous buildings here today as Arabs commemorated the 19th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration which promised Palestine as a national homeland for the Jews, the Havas News Agency reported.

Contrary to established custom, the Jews themselves refrained from celebrating the declaration, made in 1917.

A rumored Arab strike failed to materialize, but the Arab high committee made public a manifesto calling for revocation of the declaration.

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