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Convention of British Labor Party Opens Today, Will Hear Plea for Rescue of Jews

A plea for urgent action to save the Jews of occupied Europe from extermination at the hands of the Nazis will mark the opening session of the 42nd annual convention of the British Labor Party tomorrow, it was announced here today.

The announcement said that when Chairman A.J. Dobbs opens the convention, he will emphasize the plight of the Jews in Nazi countries and will demand that some urgent action in their behalf be taken by the United Nations.

The Manchester Guardian, leading liberal daily newspaper, yesterday published a series of authentic deportation orders issued by the Nazis in Warsaw through the Jewish Council of the ghetto. The documents, though not containing any new details, provide a clear picture of the premeditated and systematic murder of hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw ghetto during the past year.

“The resistance of the Jews in the Warsaw ghetto will forever remain one of the greatest examples of corporate bravery and resolution shown by an oppressed people against their persecutors,” the paper writes, revealing that the decision to liquidate the Warsaw ghetto was taken by the Nazi authorities as early as May 1942.

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