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Zionist Executive Protests Against Persia’s Prohibition of Jewish Emigration to Palestine

March 14, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A complaint against the Persian Government for prohibiting the emigration of Jews from Persia to Palestine was forwarded by the Zionist Executive here to the Zionist headquarters in London.

According to advices received here the Persian Legation in London has forwarded this complaint to the Teheran government.

In its representations, the Zionist Executive pointed out that if it is true that such an embargo exists, Persia would be the only member of the League of Nations which imposes such restriction on Jewish emigration to Palestine. Russia is the only other country restricting Jewish emigration to Palestine, but Russia is not a member of the League and is not a party to the Palestine Mandate, one of the principal objects of which is the establishment of the Jewish national home in Palestine.

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