General Strike Called Off-1936
October 11, 2021
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Event | On October 11, 1936, six months into a general strike demanding an end to Jewish immigration, a ban on land transfers to Jews and the formation of a national government accountable to a national assembly, the Arab Higher Committee managed to persuade representatives of the trade unions and other organizations to call off the strike in response to an appeal from Arab kings and princes, who called on the Palestinians to “rely on the good intentions of our friend Great Britain, which has announced that it will achieve justice.”

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