High Court Upholds Death Sentence of Jewish Youth Who Killed Soldier

THE HIGH COURT HAS CONFIRMED THE LIFE SENTENCE AGAINST YEHUDA LEIB CHATZKELEWICZ, WHO WAS CONVICTED OF SLAYING A POLISH SOLDIER, A CRIME WHICH TOUCHED OFF ANTI-JEWISH DISORDERS IN MINSK-MAZOWIEC JUNE, 1936. THE COURT REJECTED EVEN THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR’S PLEA FOR A MILDER SENTENCE.

A COURT, EXPLAINING THE MILD SENTENCES WERE JUSTIFIED BY THE IDEALISM AND REPENTANCE OF THE DEFENDANTS, YESTERDAY SENTENCED THREE NATIONALISTS TO TERMS OF THREE TO TWELVE MONTHS RESPECTIVELY FOR ANTI-JEWISH ATTACKS IN THE TOWN OF ZAMOSC.

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