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Plan to Settle Refugees in No. Rhodesia Stirs Protest

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A strong protest was reported here today to have been voiced in the Northern Rhodesia legislature against a Government proposal to settle there 500 Jewish families from Germany and Austria.

The protest was made by Sir Leopold Moore, senior elected member of the Legislative Council, in the name of all seven of the Council’s elected members. According to dispatches published here, Sir Leopold asserted that the immigrants would turn the country into an annex of Palestine and warned that Southern Rhodesia would take measures against the refugees to protect itself against an influx from the upper half of the British colony.

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