Zimbabwe

  • Intergovernmental Refugee Committee Studying Rhodesia Report

    The Intergovernmental Refugee Committee, it was learned today, is studying an informal preliminary report of the British expert commission which has just completed an investigation of refugee settlement possibilities in Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. It is understood the report indicates some colonization possibilities, but not on a mass scale. Declaring the Intergovernmental Committee was unable… More ▸

  • So. Rhodesia Probe Completed

    The British experts’ commission sent to investigate colonization possibilities in Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland on behalf of the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee has completed its work and left for England. It is understood that the commission’s report has already been prepared and that it considers a proposal to settle a large number of refugees in the… More ▸

  • Plan to Set Up Jewish State in No. Rhodesia Offered to British Body

    A plan to establish a Jewish State in the northeastern part of this British colony has been submitted, it was disclosed today, to the British commission investigating possibilities of refugee colonization on behalf of the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee. The plan was offered by Captain Campbell, an expert attached to the commission, w## pointed out that… More ▸

  • British Refugee Body to Send Experts to Survey No. Rhodesia Prospects

    The Colonial Office announced today that the Coordinating Committee for Refugees has arranged for a commission of experts to fly to Northern Rhodesia to examine the possibilities of refugee settlement there and in Nyasaland. The commission includes two Jews, Max Nurock, former assistant secretary in the Palestine Government, and A. Khasanof, of the Palestine Jewish… More ▸

  • Rhodesia’s Action on Refugee Project Seen Based on Misapprehension

    Authoritative circles here expressed the belief today that yesterday’s statement by the Government of Northern Rhodesia, that a refuge settlement project had been abandoned, was based on a misapprehension since reports of an alleged intention of the imperial Government to admit 500 Jewish refugee families to that British colony were unfounded. The British Government, it… More ▸

  • No. Rhodesia Drops Refugee Project

    A proposal to settle 500 German-Jewish families in Northern Rhodesia has been abandoned as “economically impracticable” and because it has aroused local opposition, it was announced officially today. A Government communique said the decision to drop the project was reached after a confidential discussion among Government leaders. More ▸

  • Rhodesia Premier Opposes Immigration

    Premier Geoffrey M. Huggins expressed surprise, in an interview here today, regarding the proposed settlement of 500 refugee families from Greater Germany in Northern Rhodesia. In view of the large number suggested, he said, the proposal appeared to cut across the policy of keeping south and central Africa British. There was also, he added, the… More ▸

  • Plan to Settle Refugees in No. Rhodesia Stirs Protest

    A strong protest was reported here today to have been voiced in the Northern Rhodesia legislature against a Government proposal to settle there 500 Jewish families from Germany and Austria. The protest was made by Sir Leopold Moore, senior elected member of the Legislative Council, in the name of all seven of the Council’s elected… More ▸

  • Dr. Weizmann Raising Funds for Palestine in Rhodesia

    Dr. Weizmann inaugurated to-day the Keren Hayesod campaign in Rhodesia, raising a sum of £5,000. Dr. Alexander Goldatein is continuing the campaign in Johannesburg, where so far more than £21,000 have been raised. More ▸