British and International Commissions of Inquiry in Mandate Palestine

British and International Commissions of Inquiry in Mandate Palestine

Thematic Chronology
British and International Commissions of Inquiry in Mandate Palestine
1919 - 1946
18 events

Presents the main findings and recommendations of the various British and international commissions, reports, and conferences organized during the Mandate period. They came as a response to increased Palestinian unrest and revolt due to a general desire for national independence, fears of increased Jewish immigration, and suspicion of the ultimate intentions of the Mandatory Power.

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British and International Commissions of Inquiry in Mandate Palestine
E.g., 2018/09/23
E.g., 2018/09/23

Ottoman Rule

1916

Early Mandate Period

1917

1918

1919

1920

1921

1922

1923

1924

1925

1926

1927

1928

1929

1930

1931

1932

1933

1934

1935

Second Mandate Period

1936

1937

1938

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

1946

Diplomatic Policy/program

Signing of the Sykes-Picot Agreement
16 May 1916

Policy/program

Balfour Declaration Is Made
2 November 1917

Diplomatic Policy/program

The King-Crane Commission Tours the Region and Makes a Recommendation
January 1919 - August 1919

Violence

Anti-Zionist Disturbances Break out in Palestine; Palin Commission of Inquiry
April 1920

Institutional Violence

The Report of the Haycraft Commission of Inquiry on Jaffa Disturbances is Published
October 1921

Policy/program

White Paper (Churchill) of 1922 Is Published
3 June 1922

Legal Policy/program

White Paper (Amery) on Status Quo at al-Buraq / Western Wall
27 November 1928 - 27 December 1928

Legal Policy/program

League of Nations Council Appoints a Commission on al-Buraq / Western Wall
January 1930 - November 1930

Policy/program Violence

Shaw Commission Report on al-Buraq / Western Wall Disturbances
31 March 1930 - 2 May 1930

Policy/program Colonization

Hope-Simpson Report Is Published
1 October 1930 - 20 October 1930

Policy/program Colonization

White Paper (Passfield) of 1930 Is Published
20 October 1930

Policy/program Colonization

Lewis French and the Palestine Development Scheme
19 July 1931 - December 1931

Policy/program Violence

Murison Commission of Inquiry
February 1934

Policy/program Violence

Peel Commission Investigates the Cause of the Great Palestinian Rebellion
11 November 1936 - 7 July 1937

Policy/program Diplomatic

Partition (Woodhead) Commission Report Is Published
9 November 1938

Policy/program

MacDonald White Paper of 1939 Is Published
17 May 1939 - 23 May 1939

Policy/program Diplomatic

Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry
6 March 1946 - 30 April 1946

Policy/program Diplomatic

Anglo-American Conference Meets in London
31 July 1946