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British Nzo Conference Charges Palestine Administration Like “totalitarian Police State”

Charging that the Palestine Government was an “oppressive regime displaying the features of a totalitarian police state,” the New Zionist Organization of Great Britain today protested the detention of Palestinian citizens abroad, and urged Jewish groups to carry on a legal fight against the Eritrean deportations.

At its annual conference here, the organization also called for establishment of a Jewish state within the historic boundaries of Palestine, and opposed the setting up of a separate “puppet state” in Transjordan. M.N. Ribenfeld, leader of the British NZO, said that is was still possible to include Palestine among the British dominions, but warned that if Britain continued her present policy against the Jews, the Government should not be surprised if the Jews turned against it.