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the White Paper, 1939
01 November '16..
On this 99th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, Arabs are starting a major campaign to force Great Britain to apologize for issuing it.
This is absurd, of course, for a number of reasons. The The Balfour Declaration was incorporated into the San Remo Resolution and became international law that set aside the entire area of Palestine to become a Jewish national home. This law is still effective today. The campaign is really an effort to deny Jews their right to self-determination.
But there is one document that the British really should apologize for.
The 1939 White Paper severely restricted Jewish immigration to Palestine at the very moment that the Jews of Europe faced death.
The British who wrote it pretended that it was all fair and proper, of course:
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