HC Deb 24 May 1916 vol 82 cc2118-9W

asked the Secretary of State for India whether he is able to give any information concerning the League for the Defence of the Holy Places, which was formed by Muslims to support the pledge that the Allies would respect the holy places of Mahomedans; whether this league has represented to the Government that Bagdad is a holy city; and, if so, what answer was returned to such representations?


The answer is in the negative.