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in Slovak Town Terrorized by Anti-semitic Band; Public Prosecutor Refuses to Act

Jews in the town of Bardejov, in Slovakia, near the ##citsh border, are being terrorized by a local anti-Semitic group headed by Josef ###pigna with the tacit approval of the public prosecutor for the district, it is ##rged in the Bratislava newspaper Tribuna.The paper reports that police arrested Cepingna, after they had obtained evi##nce of at least six attacks on Jews, and turned him over to the public prosecutor ##, Presov, who released him after six days. The Tribuna adds: “The action of the prosecutor has resulted in the Jews of Bardajov being in the same situation as they were in 1942. The enemies of the State now choose the local Jews for their victims.”