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Eighty-one Persons Still Imprisoned in Palestine As Terrorists, Minister Reports

May 4, 1944
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Eighty-one persons have been arrested in Palestine since April 1 in connection with terrorist outbreaks and arms smuggling, it was reported in the House of Commons today by Colonial Minister Col. Oliver Stanley. Three of those arrested are awaiting court-martial on charges of possessing illegal arms, stanley said.

The other 78 will continue to be detained, since they are known members of “two Jewish organizations,” he added. The organizations to which he referred are undoubtedly the Irgun Zvai Leumi and the Stern Gang.

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