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|Date||Events and related commissions, memorandum, reports ...|
|1919||First Palestinian National Congress held in Jerusalem from January 27 to February 10, 1919. Two memoranda were sent to Paris Peace Conference rejecting Balfour Declaration and demanding independence.
قرار المؤتمر العربي الفلسطيني الأول بإرسال وفد الى مؤتمر الصلح في باريس عام 1919
Nabi Musa riots, April 4-7, 1920.The first major disturbance in Jerusalem.
San Remo Conference in relation to Belfour Declaration & British Mandate, April 25, 1920. Decision taken was to Place Palestine under British Mandate.
|1921||Jaffa Riots, May 1-7, 1921. Series of violent riots that took place in Jaffa. As results of the 1921 riots was the immediate suspension of Jewish immigration by the high commissioner. However, this order was canceled after two months. Haycraft Commission - May 6, 1921. Reports of the commission of inquiry with corespondence relating Thereto.|
British Mandate for Palestine - July 1922. The mandate comes officially into force, September 29, 1923
Shaw Commission. On the Commission's recommendation, Jewish immigration was frozen.
Hope-Simpson Commission along with Passfield White Paper - October 1930 were established in the wake of the August 1929 Western Wall disturbances. Both reports investigate the 1929 riots and propose policies to to prevent their recurrence.
|1938||Palestine Partition Commission or Woodhead Commission was formed in January 1938. Commissioners recommended three different partition plans.|
|1939||British White Paper of 1939. The paper was a greater act of expediency than the Balfour Declaration and it called for the creation of a Jewish National Home in an independent Palestinian state.|
|1942||Biltmore Conference - May 1942 in New York city.|
|1946||Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry.|
|1947||Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP), eleventh commission of inquiry appointed since 1919. Click here for summary|