BUCHAREST (Aug. 31)
In one of the first applications of the new law under which anti-Jewish propaganda is treated as a punishable offense, a district court in Vaslui today sentenced four local residents to four months of imprisonment each. They were all found guilty of “uttering racial insults.”
A Bucharest court today began hearing charges against Leon Vanderger accused of repeatedly conducting convoys of deported Jews to Transnistria during the pro-Nazi regime and with robbing them of their belongings. The accused was in hiding since the liberation of Rumania and was arrested only recently when recognized on a Bucharest street by one of his victims.