Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland

July 3rd, 1927 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel
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July 3rd, 1927 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel

Arab Higher Committee: Submission to the Permanent Mandates Commission of the League of Nations: The Arab Higher Committee therefore urges that the only solution compatible with justice and a true desire for peace in the land must be based on the following principles: -one, the recognition of the right of the Arabs to complete independence […]

March 25, 1925 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel
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March 25, 1925 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel

“A Special Edition in English issued  (e.g. aRAB nEWSPAPER La Palestine) on the occasion of the visit to Palestine of Lord Balfour, the statesman with whose name is associated the declaration which to the Arabs signifies the death knell of all the hopes they cherished when the victorious British Armies entered their country in 1918. […]

June 17, 1922 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel
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June 17, 1922 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel

Palestine Arab Delegation: “Whereas we see division and tension between Arabs and Zionists increasing day by day and resulting in General retrogression.  Because the immigrants dumped upon the country from different parts of the world are ignorant of the language, customs, and character of the Arabs, and enter Palestine by the might of England against […]

March 28, 1921 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel
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March 28, 1921 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel

Mousa Kasem El-Hussaini, President of the Executive Committee of the Arab Palestine Congress, letter to Winston Churchill while in Jerusalem “First: The principle of a National Home for the Jews be abolished. Second: A National Government be created.  Which shall be responsible to a Parliament elected by the Palestinian people who existed in Palestine before […]

Third Palestinian Arab Conference-Haifa
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Third Palestinian Arab Conference-Haifa

December 1920 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel “Palestine, the Holy Land, belongs to the Christian and Moslem worlds and the administration of its affairs should not be entrusted to non-Moslems and non-Christians.” Source: Esco Foundation for Palestine. Palestine, A Study of Jewish, Arab, and British Policies, New Haven: Yale University […]

January 18, 1919 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland
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January 18, 1919 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland

A delegation of Muslim-Christian before the Key-Crane commission In Jerusalem, “It is impossible for us to make an understanding with them [Jews] or even to live them together… If the League of Nations will not listen to the appeal of the Arabs this country will become a river of blood.” Source: (quoting from the report […]

June 1914 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland
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June 1914 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland

Raghib al-Nashashibi, resident of Jerusalem to the Ottoman Parliament in Constantinople: “If I am elected as representative, I shall devote all my strength, day and night, to doing away with the threat of the Zionists and Zionism.” Source: Shafir, Gershon.  Land, Labor, and the Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,1882-1914.  Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1989

March 17, 1913 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel
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March 17, 1913 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel

Lowther to Sir E. Grey Ottoman Opposition to Zionism FO 371/1794 – No. 218 (16925)                                                    Pera, March 17, 1913 Sir, After the coup d’etat of January 23, last by which the Committee of Union and Progress (e.g. COUP) seized power, the Zionists again became active here and the Grand Rabbi of Turkey addressed to the […]

March 7, 1911 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel
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March 7, 1911 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel

General Lowther to Sir Edward Grey about Anti-Zionist Resentments in Turkey FO 371/1245 – No. 146 Confidential                                         Pera, March 7th, 1911 Sir, In Mr. Marling’s despatch No. 992 Confidential of December 27th 1909, my 621 of August 31st 1910 and my No. 121 of the 21st ultimo, the question of Zionism or the unrestricted immigration […]

1905 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel
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1905 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel

Negib Azouri, prominent Arab intellectual: “These two movements [Zionism and Arab nationalism] are destined to confront each other continuously, until one prevails over the other. The final outcome of this struggle, between two people that represent two contradictory principles, may shape the destiny of the whole world.” Source:  8, p. 75.