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Allied Declaration Only First Step in Campaign to Save Jews, Says Brodetsky

At a mass meeting held here today to mark the conclusion of the week of protests and mourning, Prof. Brodetsky told several thousand people that the Allied Declaration on the persecution of the Jews issued this week is but the first step in the campaign “to salvage human beings.” Eleanor Rathbone, Independent M.P., urged the British Government to ” give the neutral countries a lead by relaxing its immigration restrictions, which, she said, have deprived many refugees from asylum in the past.

Polish Foreign Minister Count Edward Raozynski declared that “all that can be done has not yet been done,” adding that “we may be compelled to consider retribution before the end of the war.” Other speakers urged the British Government to approach Turkey to allow transit to all refugees who wish to reach Palestine and also demanded that quota restrictions in Palestine be lifted. Other Jewish leaders and M.P.s Samuel Silverman and A. V. Hill also addressed the meeting.

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