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December 5, 1947 Haj Amin al Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem
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December 5, 1947 Haj Amin al Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem

December 5, 1947 “Haj Amin al Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem backed up the Arab Higher Committee with an order sent from his exile in the Lebanon that the Arabs had accomplished their purpose with their three-day strike and that no further demonstration should be mad… The police report of the incident said that soon […]

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October 25, 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini)
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October 25, 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini)

“When World War II broke out in 1939, and I felt the increased British pressure on the French authorities in Lebanon to hand me over, I tried to take refuge in Iraq and then in Persia. The British military authorities tried to capture me there and I found myself compelled to seek refuge in Turkey; […]

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February 1942 The shame of Winston Churchill
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February 1942 The shame of Winston Churchill

February 1942 The shame of Winston Churchill Churchill pointed out that up to the time that the decision to deport the Darien refugees had been taken: ‘ It looked as if we should be subjected to a wave of illegal immigration, but now that the whole of south eastern Europe is in German hands, there […]

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February 24, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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February 24, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill

THE TRAGEDY OF “ILLEGAL” IMMIGRANT SHIP, STRUMA In December 1941 The Struma an over 100 year old cattle boat left the Romanian port of Constanza with 769 Jews on board, 669 more than its normal complement. It  contained only one toilet, no washing facilities and had grossly inadequate sleeping quarters. Passenger wishing to breathe fresh […]

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September 7, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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September 7, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill

September 7, 1942 The Shame of Winston Churchill  “a train containing 4,000 Jewish children, unaccompanied and without identification papers or even distinguishing marks, left Lyon(France) for ‘somewhere in Poland.’ The destination in Germany was known, both to the Times and to Churchill, only as ‘somewhere in Poland’. Their destination was in fact Auschwitz, although this […]

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September 8, 1942, The Shame of Winston Churchill
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September 8, 1942, The Shame of Winston Churchill

September 8, 1942, The Shame of Winston Churchill: Winston Churchill in the House of Commons : “The most bestial, the most squalid and the most senseless of all their offences, namely, the mass deportation of Jews from France, with the pitiful horrors attendant upon the calculated and final scattering of families. This tragedy fills me […]

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May 21st 1943 King of Saudi Arabia IBN Saud’s First Pronouncement on the Palestine Problem
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May 21st 1943 King of Saudi Arabia IBN Saud’s First Pronouncement on the Palestine Problem

May 21st 1943 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel King of Saudi Arabia IBN Saud’s First Pronouncement on the Palestine Problem Translation: Interview of His Majesty the King with LIFE Magazines’ Representative, Mr. Busch. Raid, March 21,1943 What is your Majesty’s opinion concerning the Palestine problem? I have withheld my opinion […]

May 1943, Churchill in the House of Commons
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May 1943, Churchill in the House of Commons

Churchill in the House of Commons : “The most bestial, the most squalid and the most senseless of all their offences, namely, the mass deportation of Jews from France, with the pitiful horrors attendant upon the calculated and final scattering of families. This tragedy fills me with astonishment as well as with indignation, and it […]

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May 21st 1943 King of Saudi Arabia IBN Saud’s
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May 21st 1943 King of Saudi Arabia IBN Saud’s

King of Saudi Arabia IBN Saud’s First Pronouncement on the Palestine Problem Translation: Interview of His Majesty the King with LIFE Magazines’ Representative, Mr. Busch. Raid, March 21,1943 What is your Majesty’s opinion concerning the Palestine problem? I have withheld my opinion concerning the Palestine problem from the Arabs in order to avoid placing them […]

May 21st 1943 LIFE VISITS IBN SAUD
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May 21st 1943 LIFE VISITS IBN SAUD

May 21st 1943 LIFE VISITS IBN SAUD For all practical purposes Saudi Arabia is a closed country to the Christian world. (pg 69) In World War II, as in World War I, which preceded his possession of the Holy Cities, Ibn Saud has preserved a benevolent neutrality. This was fortunate for the British. Before the […]