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Paris Meeting Protests Nuremberg Sentences; Speakers Say World Forgetting Jews’ Plight

A large mass meeting to protest the leniency displayed toward the defendants at the Nuremberg trial was held here last night. Representatives of the major political parties as well as Jewish and anti-racist groups spoke.

Jewish leaders emphasized that the Jewish people were greatly disturbed by the turn of events in Germany. They pointed out that a year ago such leniency would not have been displayed, and asserted that the world was forgetting the murder of 6,000,000 Jews and the enslavement of many more. One speaker emphasized that the Jewish people had been freed from the Nazi ghettos, but that now, 18 months since the liberation, thousands of displaced Jews were still behind barbed wire fences.