MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, By Air Mail. (Aug. 6)
Documents and photos picturing the terrible pogroms which Jews have recently undergone in Rumania were displayed here to newspapermen by Miguel A. Rivera, ex-Minister of Chile in Bucharest, stopping here an route to Chile.
“It is hard to describe what Nazi bands and Rumanian hooligans have done to the Jews in Rumania,” the diplomat said. “Human language is too poor to tell it in words. Jews in Rumania have been robbed of their possessions, blackmailed, brutally attacked and many of them massacred under most horrible circumstances. What my eyes have seen should not be passed over in silence. It cries out to heaven.” The journalists who heard the details were deeply touched.
Sence Rivera who arrived here on a Spanish steamer said that “Rumania is now nothing but a German colony.” The country which enjoyed an abundance of food before the Nazi occupation, is now suffering starvation. The Nazis are shipping everything to Germany. The Rumanian people are disappointed and embittered against the Nazis, as they realize that the real ruler of Rumania today is the German General Sigmund von Licht.