Slovak Fascists Destroy Tombstones in Jewish Cemetery Following Tiso Hanging

Unrest resulting from the execution of Father Josef Tiso, war-time president of the Nazi puppet state of Slovakia, who was condemned as a war criminal, is continuing in Slovakia and has manifested itself in several minor anti-Jewish incidents. The most recent incident occurred this week in Secovce, in eastern Slovakia, where 70 tombstones were destroyed in a Jewish cemetery.

Meanwhile, a peoples court in Litomerice today began trying Karl Rahm, former commander of the Theresienstadt Ghetto. Among the several hundred witnesses who are to be heard are a number from abroad. Rahm maintains that the Jews at Theresienstadt were treated "humanely." He tried to commit suicide in his cell a few weeks ago.

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