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Palestine (Press Messages)

Volume 441: debated on Wednesday 6 August 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will authorise, the Palestine Government to withdraw facilities from the Palestine correspondents of U.S. newspapers who continue to print incitements to terrorise in Palestine.

There is no censorship of any kind in Palestine over Press mesages sent to destinations overseas, and I feel that it would not be in the public interest to attempt to place restrictions either on such messages or on particular categories of correspondents.