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Demand Abolition of Tithe As Method of Taxation

September 8, 1924
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The tithe, the Biblical form of taxation practiced in Palestine for many centuries by the Turkish Government, a method of taxation according to which one tenth of the crops is taken by the government in kind, be abolished and instead a modern system of taxation in cash introduced.

This demand was submitted by the Executive of the Palestine Arabs in a memonandum to the Palestinian Government.

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