Arab Workers Advocate Establishment of Jewish Home in Palestine on Binational Basis

A manifesto declaring that there is sufficient room in Palestine for both Arabs and Jews was issued here today at the conclusion of a conference of the Arab Socialist Workers Union. If the country is properly developed, both peoples can live here in peace and a Jewish National Home can be built in cooperation with Arab workers, on the basis of equality in a common homeland, the manifesto added.

Arab trade union leaders, including George Nassar, who was one of the delegates to the world trade union conference in London last Spring, stressed the vital necessity for solidarity between Arab and Jewish workers. The conference was also addressed by representatives of Jewish labor groups.

The manifesto also stressed the necessity of rooting out fascism among the Arab masses and attacked Arab leaders who, it said, under the veil of nationalistic slogans, suppress the vital interests of Arab workers.

At the same time, a conference here of leading members of the Hussieni family, to which the ex-Mufti of Jerusalem belongs, adopted a resolution demanding the return of Arab leaders and other political internees deported by the British for terroistic activities. It voted support of Musa of Alami, Palestine “delegate” to the pan- Arab league. Alami was attacked by leaders of two Palestine Arab parties, last month, who declared that he did not represent all the Arabs of Palestine.

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