Japan Arrests All Jewish Refugees in Dutch East Indies; Curfew on Jews in Java
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Japan Arrests All Jewish Refugees in Dutch East Indies; Curfew on Jews in Java

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The Netherlands Government-in-exile today received information that all Jewish refugees from Germany and Nazi-occupied countries have been arrested by the Japanese authorities in the Dutch East Indies. The arrests took place in cooperation with Gestapo officials.

In Java, a curfew has been imposed upon Jews. The Jewish inhabitants there were informed that they not permitted to leave their homes between 8 o’clock in the evening and 5 o’clock in the morning.

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