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Mufti Organizes Moslem Congress to Protest Palestine Division

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ARAB OPPOSITION TO THE BRITISH PLAN TO DIVIDE PALESTINE TOOK AN ACTIVE FORM HERE TODAY AS THE GRAND MUFTI BEGAN TO ORGANIZE A PAN-MOSLEM CONGRESS WHICH HE HOPES WILL MAKE A COLLECTIVE PROTEST BEFORE THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS REACHES FINAL DECISION OF THE BRITISH PROPOSALS, THE HAVAS NEWS AGENCY REPORTED.

THE CONGRESS WAS EXPECTED TO OPEN SEPT. 8 AT DAMASCUS. THE MUFTI HAS RECEIVED TELEGRAM OFFERING THE SUPPORT OF NUMEROUS MOSLEM GROUPS, INCLUDING THE MECCA COMMITTEE FOR THE DEFENSE OF PALESTINE AND THE MOROCCAN NATIONAL PARTY WITH HEADQUARTERS AT MARRAKECH.

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