Great Arab Revolt, 1936-1939
Date: 
April 15, 2021
Digital project: 
Palestinian Timeline

Highlight | Following two incidents of killing carried in mid-April 1936 by Arabs and Jews, an Arab National Committee declared, a strike in  the city of Jaffa. National Committees were formed in other Palestinian cities and representatives of Arab parties formed the "Arab Higher Committee” led by Haj Amin al-Husseini. A general strike spread throughout Palestine, accompanied by the formation of Palestinian armed groups that started attacking British forces and Jewish settlements, thus starting the “Great Palestinian Revolt” that continued for three years.

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