The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 23 July, 1946: Arab Officer prepares the Arab Case for Palestine in 1946

1938
Genre:
Newsreel
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
Language: Silent
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A meeting of Palestinian leaders belonging to the Arab Office, a pro-Palestinian advocacy organization that established a number of branches in Palestine and other countries in the 1940s, to advance the Palestinian interest in Palestine under the British Mandate. Among the Palestinian public figures appearing in the clip is Ahmad Shukeiri, one of the founders of ״The Independence Party of Palestine״ and later the first chairman of the PLO, outside the Jerusalem office, alongside other public figures.

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