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Jewish Groups Demand French Government Admit 1,000 Children Still Confined at Buchenwaid

The presence of 1,000 Jewish children in the Buchenwald camp has brought about demands by Jewish groups here that all of the young deportees be admitted to France, at least temporarily.

The correspondent of the Communist daily, L’Humanite, who is at Buchenwald, reported in a front-page dispatch, yesterday, on the pitiful condition of the children, and urged that the government immediately admit them. He points out that the majority are French and refers to the resolution adopted recently by the Consultative Assembly’s repatriation committee, which suggested the admittance of all children found in death camps, irrespective of nationality.

Commenting on its correspondent’s dispatch, L’Humanite charges the Ministry of Deportees with refusing to admit the children because some are not French and some are “non-Aryan.”