Eight Belgian Provinces Will Be “judenrein” This Week; New Restrictions in Holland

The Nazi newspaper Brussler Zeitung, reaching here today from Belgium, carries a report stating that by April 10 there will not be a single Jew left in the provinces of Friesland, Drenthe, Overijasel, Groningen, Gelderland, Limburg, Noord-Brabant and Zeeland.

“All these pronvinces,” the Nazi paper writes, “will be ‘Aryanized’ before April 10. All Jews living there must move to camps set up for them in the interior. These failing to leave their homes and report to the camps will be severely punished.

The Novi Listi, a Nazi-controlled newspaper reaching here from Yugoslavia, reports that Nazi authorities in Sarajevo here issued an order instructing all Jews in the city to report to the local police at once. The order specified that Jews who changed their religion after April 10, 1941, must also report to the police.

Reports from Holland state that new anti-Jewish restrictions have been issued in Amsterdam. They include an order prohibiting Jews to put their furniture in storage and regulations ordering Jews traveling in street cars to display their travel permits without being asked to do so. The non-Jewish population is repeatedly warned by the German occupation authorities in Holland that severe punishment will be meted to those who give any aid whatsoever to Jews.

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