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August 15, 1949

Untitled report on the return of Palestinian refugees

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Beirut, 15/8/1949 - No. 96


I learned from Mr Ahmad al-Idelby [Aḥmad al-Idilbī], a Palestinian refugee from the region of Acre, that he and other refugee families obtained permits from the Israeli Government to go back to their villages and that they will do so in the next two days.


I also learned that there are continuous individual efforts to obtain such permits allowing them to return from Israel.

Short document regarding the return of Palestinian refugees to Israel.


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Emir Farid Chehab Collection, GB165-0384, Box 1, File 315/1, Middle East Centre Archive, St Antony’s College, Oxford.


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