|141. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON ISRAELI HISTORY: THE EARLY YEARS OF THE STATE [12/31/1991] Ref #11738|
On 29 November 1947, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 181. It called for the partition of Palestine into independent Arab and Jewish states, the termination of the Mandate no later than August 1948, and the establishment of a special international regime for Jerusalem. Shortly after the United Nations vote, the final and most dramatic phases of the Palestinian Arab refugee problem began. A small migration turned into a steady exodus.
|Kenneth W. Stein | New York University Press|
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|142. Israel’s Peculiar Position [5/26/1983] Ref #10334|
The Jews are a peculiar people: things permitted to other nations are forbidden to the Jews.
|Eric Hoffer | LA Times|
|143. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [3/23/1976] Ref #11748|
The States Parties to the present Covenant,
Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world ...
|144. UN Resolution 2672 [12/8/1970] Ref #10728|
Recognizing that the problem of the Palestinian Arab refugees has arisen from the denial of their inalienable rights under the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ...
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|145. UN General Assembly A/992 Progress Report [9/22/1949] Ref #10050|
Israel would be prepared to accept the return to Israel in its present limits of 100,000 refugees, in addition to the total Arab population existing at the end of hostilities (including those who have already returned since then), thus increasing the total number of that population to a maximum of 250,000.
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|146. UN General Assembly, A/648, Progress Report [9/16/1948] Ref #10051|
A new and difficult element has entered into the Palestine problem as a result of the exodus of more than 300,000 Arabs from their former homes in Palestine.
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|147. UN Security Council S/PV.343-S/INF/2/Rev. 1 (III) of 2 Aug 1948 [8/2/1948] Ref #10042|
At its 343rd meeting, on August 2, 1948, the Council decided to request information from the United Nations Mediator and from the Governments concerned regarding: (a) the Jewish displaced persons in Europe; (b) the Arab refugees; (c) possible assistance to both those groups; and (d) the Jews detained by the British authorities in Cyprus.
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|148. UN Security Council, S/747 of 16 May 1948 - Eestablishment of Jewish State in Palestine [5/16/1948] Ref #10029|
UN Security Council Document - CABLEGRAM DATED 15 MAY 1948 ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL BY FOREIGN SECRETARY OF THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF ISRAEL regarding the establishment of the State of Israel.
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|149. Historical background to the forgotten Jewish refugees [5/16/1948] Ref #11655|
Jews in grave danger in all moslem lands. New York Tims, May 16,1948.
LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., May 15 -- For nearly four months, the United Nations has had before it an appeal for "immediate and urgent" consideration of the case of the Jewish populations in Arab and Moslem countries stretching from Morocco to India.
|The New York Times|