Afghanistan Issues Edicts Against Jews
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Afghanistan Issues Edicts Against Jews

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The Afghanistan government issued a series of anti-Jewish laws today. Jews were declared to be non-citizens; special taxes were imposed on them and they were forbidden to r###side in certain sections of the country.

The government also announced that the property of the Jews would be confiscated in the event that Jews were found among the criminals.

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