NEW YORK (May. 26)
The British Empire Building was picketed here today for six hours by 100 persons protesting British support of the Arab assault of Israel. The picketing was sponsored by Americans for Haganah.
Placards carried by the pickets read: “Mr. Bevin–Stop Arming the Arabs”; “Mr. Bevin, Call Off the Spitfires”; “Stop Supporting the Arab Nazi Legion”; “American Funds Are Not for Guns,” Americans for Haganah also urged the United Nations to invoke sanctions against the Arab states and called for the lifting of the U.S. arms embargo.