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  • Britain Will Arrange Swift Repatriation of Kenya Detainees, Government Announces

    Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs David Rees-Williams announced in Parliament today that arrangements for the speedy repatriation of the 250 Palestinian Jews detained in the Gilgil detention camp in Kenya will be made by the British Government. The announcement was made following the receipt of a message from U.N. Palestine mediator Count Folke Bernadotte declaring that… More ▸

  • Report British Guards Replace Africans at Kenya Detention Camps; Jews Restive

    A report from Nairobi, capital of Kenya, said today that British guards have been ordered to replace Africans in the Gilgil detention camp where about 250 Palestinian Jews are being held as political prisoners. The new move was allegedly taken because the Jewish detainees are said to be restive over the fact that their promised… More ▸

  • British Cancel Repatriation of Kenya Detaineee; Red Cross Asked to Intervene

    British authorities in the Gilgil detention camp in Kenya yesterday cancelled all arrangements for the repatriation of the more than 200 Jews detained there; the Assire Zion committee here was notified today in a message from the detainees. The cable said that this action vas taken as part of Britain’s determination to keep all immigrants… More ▸

  • ?s Detained in Kenya Begin 24-hour Hunger Strike Protesting Repatriation Delay

    The approximately 300 Jews detained in the Gilgil government camp in Kenya have begun a 24-hour hunger strike, according to a cable ### the detainees received here today by the Assirei Zion committee. The message ###d the Jews are protesting the delay in their repatriation to Palestine. Meanwhile, Viscount Samuel end MP’s Sidney Silverman and… More ▸

  • ?odus Refugee’s Final Destination Reported to Be Kenya; London Officials Mum

    The British prison ships on which ?,500 Exodus refugees have been kept in this port for 15 days will sail for Mombassa, ?enya, British sources here reported today. (A Colonial Office spokesman in London, asked to comment on the report that the visaless immigrants would be sent to Kenya, reiterated that no decision on the… More ▸

  • Foreign Office Says Jews Will Not Be Shipped to Kenya

    Reports that the 4,500 Jews from the Exodus 1947, who are marooned on three British deportation vessels in the French harbor of Port de Bouc, will be transshipped during the week-end to Kenya, were denied here today by a spokesmen of the Foreign Office. He also ruled out the possibility that the refugees’ destination was… More ▸

  • Jewish Administration Charged with Inciting Kenya Population Against Jewish Deportees

    The British administration of the East African ? of Kenya has been charged with deliberately inciting the population of the ? against Palestinian deportees who are interned in the Cilgil camp. The charge made in a statement distributed to foreign correspondents in Palestine by the Committee of Families of Detainees Deported to Gilgil. The statement… More ▸