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Arab Representatives Go to Geneva; Demand Independece of Syrian Palestine

September 15, 1924
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Prince Michael Lutfall, President of the Syria-Palestine Congress, and Emir Chekih Arslam, member of the Arabian Academy and formerly the Syrian Deputy of the Ottoman Parliament, arrived here to-day to submit to the 5th Assembly of the League of Nations, an appeal for the independence of Palestine and Syria and the inclusion of those countries into the League of Nations.

“Several States, more backward than ours, like Ethiopa and Liberia already belong to the League, yet Palestine, the cradle of the Phoenicians who discovered the art of writing, Palestine, Fatherland of the Arab, who conquered the world is deemed inferior to the land of the black man,” the Prince stated, demanding that the French and British tropps evacuate Syria and Palestine.

Prince Malik Camba, Chief of the Djilo Tribe, also arrived here as the representative of the ancient race of Assyro-Chaldeans, bringing the petition which demands the liberty of hid his race under the protection of a Christian power.

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