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10,000 Jewish Dp’s Go on Strike in Belsen Camp; Demand Immediate Transfer to Palestine

More than 10,000 displaced Jews at the Bergen-Belsen camp in the British zone of Germany have gone on strike against a British military order to move from their present quarters, it was reported today in the London press. The Jews demand that they be moved to Palestine immediately.

British military authorities ordered the Jews to move in order to make room for a new army training school being established at the camp. The DP’s refused, insisting that they will leave the camp only to go to Palestine. No further details of the strike are available.