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U.N. Body Asked to Include Free Worship and No Bias Clauses in Bill of Rights

Representatives of the World Jewish Congress, the acordinating Board of Jewish Organizations and the Agudas Israel today urged the U.N. Commission on Human Rights to include in the proposed International Bill of Rights clauses stipulating that there be “no regulation prohibiting or interfering with the free exercise of religious worship and observance and no discrimination in law or practice against any creed or religion.”

The Chinese, British and French delegates to the Commission, which began meeting here this morning to draft a preliminary convention on human rights and a bill of Human Rights, have promised to support the demands of the Jewish organizations.