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The Salonica Pogrom Trial: Jewish Member of Parliament Accuses Hellenic National Union of Warring Ag

Two of the victims of the anti-Jewish disturbances in Salonica last summer appeared in court to-day during the trial of the accused, and identified two of them, Boussolldis and Nicolaidis, as their assailants.

One of the Jewish members of the Greek Parliament for Salonica, Deputy Bessantchi, appeared as a witness to-day, explaining to the court the origin of the anti-Jewish outbreak, and how it was worked up by constant agitation and libels about the Jews, culminating in the untrue report that a representative of the Salonica Jewish Sports Organisation, Maccabee, had attended in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, a Congress of the Macedonian Organisation which is working to wrest Salonica from Greece, and declared that the Jews of Salonica were with them.

Deputy Bessantchi accused the Hellenic National Union, the President and Secretary of which are among the accused, of con### the war against the Jews in the economic field and even by means of violence, with the aim of compelling there to emigrate from the country.