GV interior General Assembly of the United Nations. CU map showing partition. GV interior General Assembly. LS Saudi Arabian delegate arguing against partition. MCU Saudi (SOF). GV Assembly as Senor Aranha of Brazil calls on them to vote. MS delegates. SOF announcing vote "Saudi Arabia - No, Soviet Union - Yes, United Kingdom abstains, USA - yes". MS Senor Aranha "The resolution of the ... Committee on Palestine was adopted by 33 votes, 13 against and 10 abstentions". GV delegates stand to applaud. SLIP PAN streets of Jerusalem the following day with Jewish people celebrating the decision (x6). TS (two days later) Arabs advancing on centre of Jerusalem at beginning of strike (x3). GV burning buildings (x3). MS firemen with hose. GV car burning in street (x2). LAS woman leaning out of window holding Arab flag. GV hoses in wrecked street. GV UN soldiers lined across street. MS Jews being arrested (x4). LAS burning of Rex cinema (x3). LS down street to burning cinema.
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The United Nations has reached a decision on the partition of Palestine and the Jewish and Arab states have been outlined. The following day the Jewish people celebrated on the streets of Jerusalem but on subsequent days the Arabs began rioting and looting.
Buildings, Civil Strife Demonstrations, Strikes, Countries - Israel, Government, Mankind, Flags, Nationalities - Arab, Nationalities - Jews, Military - Troops and soldiers, Personalities, Sound and Speeches, Towns and Cities, Vehicles, Fire - activities, United Nations
Municipal governments , Local governments , Government and politics
United Nations General Assembly, United Nations
Palestinian territories , Jerusalem , Middle East , Israel , Saudi Arabia