#168 arik -- It's what the MANDATE actually says - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CJ
    • 17.11.09 | 17:36 (IST)

    "According to Columbia University historian Rashid Khalidi, the mandate ignored the political rights of the Arabs. Indeed the Arab leadership repeatedly demand the British to confer them national and political rights" You're misconstruing what Rashid Khalidi said. Note the word 'national' "The arabs say that the Mandate did not confer them equal rights. CJ says "it confered equal rights" Who can we believe?" The actual Mandate.

    from the article: Palestinians under world pressure not to declare state unilaterally
    First published 08:24 16.11.09 | Last updated 08:28 17.11.09
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