Senator Gillette Charges Israel with Suppressing News on Irgunist Hunger Strike
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Senator Gillette Charges Israel with Suppressing News on Irgunist Hunger Strike

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“There is a complete suppression of all news from Israel concerning the hunger strike of Peter Bergson and his four colleagues,” Senator Guy Gillette, honorary president of the American League for a Free Palestine, charged here today. Bergson and his colleagues are entering the sixth day of their “fast to the death,” he added.

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