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French Communists Demand Curb on Groups Fighting Reparations for Jewish Property

A resolution demanding the dissolution of organizations created to fight against reparations for victims of racial discrimination, and whose purpose is to protect those who profited as a result of these discriminatory laws, was adopted here today by the political bureau of the Communist Party.

The Communists called for “rendering harmless racist provocateurs; total reparations for damages sustained by Jew; and definitive liquidation of problems posed by the Vichy racial policy in a democratic manner which is the only one compatible with the interests of the nation.”

It is reported today that Joseph Antignac, former Vichy Commissioner for Jewish Affairs, and one of the directors of the fascist militia, has been imprisoned at Fresnes. Meanwhile, the body of Georges Mandel, who was murdered by the militia last July, was reinterred yesterday in the family plot in the Montmarte Cemetery.