Arabs Ask Cancelling of Mandate
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Arabs Ask Cancelling of Mandate

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Cancellation of the Palestine Mandate is demanded in the petition which Arabs submitted to the League of Nations and which is now being discussed in camera at the session of the Mandates Commission here.

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency was informed today that the Mandates Commission has before it three other Arab petitions which demand the following:

1. Annulment of the concession which the Jews have obtained over Huleh, on the Palestine-Syria border.

2. Prohibition of Jewish immigration into Palestine.

3. Stoppage of the sale of land to Jews in Palestine.


The petition to cancel the Palestine Mandate was submitted to the League by the Syrian delegation of which Emir Shekib Arslan is the head. The petition points out that the Palestine Mandate is incompatible with the promises which were made by Great Britain to the Arabs during the World War.

The petition against the Huleh deal comes from an Arab group in Syria. It demands that the Huleh concession obtained by the Jews be annulled, contending that the land was sold to Jews by Arabs in Syria who are “traitors to the Arab cause.”

The petition demanding cessation of Jewish immigration into Palestine comes from the Arab

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