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29/11/1947 U.N. votes for partition of Palestine

The Resolution of the UN General Assembly ended the British Mandate in the area and suggested the creation of independent Arab and Jewish States and a Special International Regime for the city of Jerusalem. However, the Resolution was followed by a civil war, hence the plan was not implemented.


  • Essentials 

  • Background 

  • United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP) 

  • ''Ad hoc'' Committee 

  • The vote 

  • Reactions 

  • Subsequent events 

  • Resolution 181 as a legal basis for Palestinian statehood 

  • Retrospect 

  • Bibliography