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Four Rumanians Sentenced to Imprisonment for Making Insultion Remarks About Jews

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.