Gershon Agronsky, head of the Zionist Executive’s Press Office and later founder of the English-language daily Palestine Post (1932), provides graphic evidence of the rural destruction due to three years of Arab unrest against British rule and Zionist presence. Coming after the economic losses caused by Ottoman Turkish-British fighting in Palestine during World War I, five bad agricultural years in the early 1930s, and the enormous loss suffered from the three years of unrest, Palestinian Arab peasants are economically depleted for the rest of the Mandate period. (source)
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