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French Newspaper in London Calls on Giraud to Restore Cremieux Law

The newspaper France, published here, today called for restoration of the Cremieux Law of 1870, granting citizenship to Algerian Jews, which was abrogated by General Henri Giraud last March.

In an editorial welcoming General Giraud to London, the newspaper emphasized that in order to achieve complete unity among all French groups, it was necessary to abolish certain measures which are contrary to Republican law. The abrogation of the Cremieux Law by Giraud was cited as one of the anti-Republican measures that must go.