Lublin Jews Treated As Criminals; Nazis Open Railway Station in Warsaw Ghetto

Reports reached here today from Nazi-occupied Poland telling of the horrible conditions under which the entire Jewish population of Lublin is now living, after being expelled into a neighboring village.

The Jews, according to the reports, are treated as criminals and subjected to severe discipline. Herded in the village’s cottages and in barracks are thousands of Jews, while others must sleep under the open sky. They are entirely isolated from the rest of the Jews in Poland and lack vitally necessary medical aid.

The reports also reveal that the Nazi authorities in Warsaw last week opened a railway station in the ghetto to facilitate the transportation of raw material into the ghetto and the shipping of goods manufactured there by the 60,000 Jewish artisans forced to work in factories producing commodities for the German army.

The Hamburger Fremdenblatt, which reached here today from Germany, confirms the fact that a station has been opened in the Warsaw ghetto. It also confirms that the Jewish workers in the ghetto receive miserable pay and work for at least 12 hours daily. They are supervised by special Nazi “experts” who were sent from Berlin to the ghetto for this purpose, the paper states.

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