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To Bring to Trial Tomorrow Publishers of Salonica Paper Agitating Against Jews

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The action brought by the public prosecutor of ### against the publishers of the pro-government daily, “Makedonika Nea,” is due to come up in court on ###sday.

The publishers of the paper are being tried for conducting a violent and systematic campaign against the Jews.

The defendants are Vassil Missolonghitis and Petros Louvaris, a former Venizelist Deputy, both directors being responsible for the paper. The owner of the paper is reported to be General Kondylis, the present Minister of War.

The incriminatory articles, in connection with which the charge is made, were published between November 15th and December 2nd, 1932, under the titles “Jewish Audacity”, “Zionist Flags”, “Pay Nothing to Your Jewish Creditors”, in addition to the historical fantasy entitled: “The Jewish Hangman of Salonica”, in which a Jewish character, named Peretz Covno, a favorite of the Turkish Governor of Salonica, is described as having caused the execution of numerous Greeks.

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