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August 4, 1948 Israel Seeks Freedom for Jews in Cyprus

UN Security CouncilLAKE SUCCESS – Israel formally demanded today that the Security Council act to free 11,000 Jews detained by Britain on the Island of Cyprus.

The Israeli government told the United Nations Britain is misinterpreting the Council’s truce resolution of May 29, regarding immigration into Palestine.

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, AP, August 5, 1948.

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