As a result of the violence in August 1929, the British establish a committee of inquiry led by Sir Walter Shaw. Shaw identifies Arab frustration over Arab land sales and Jewish immigration as the root of the unrest. It blames the violence on the Arabs, but acknowledges their grievances. The report influences the British to consider regulations to slow the Jewish state’s development that are implemented only a decade later.
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