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Stricter Press Censorship in Palestine Urged by Colonel Wedgwood in View of Repeated Attacks on Brit

April 14, 1932
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Colonel Wedgwood asked the Colonial Secretary in the House of Commons this afternoon whether in view of the repeated attacks in the press in Palestine on the British Government, on members of the House and on the Jews, he would take steps to impose a stricter censorship in Palestine.

Sir Philip Cunliffe Lister, the Colonial Secretary, replied that consideration is being given to the amendment of legislation regarding the press in Palestine. The Palestine Press Bureau has recently been reconstituted, he added, and its functions have been extended with a view to the establishment of closer relations between the press and the Government.

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