From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1947: Seventy-five years ago: No to partition.

Arab United Nations DeleAgates, presenting their Sub-Committee report on Palestine, called today [Nov 19] for a unitary state and declared that the United Nations had no legal right to partition the country.

These were the highlights of the report of the Sub-Committee which considered the case against partition. First, the partition proposal was 'contrary to the mandate and a direct violation of the principles of the League and United Nations Charter'. Secondly, the Arabs 'have first claim to Palestine by...

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