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World Jewish Congress Submits Memorandum to U. N. on Guaranteeing Rights of Minorities

The guarantees for the rights of minorities written into the peace treaties and special minorities treaties after World War I, and subscribed to in special declarations by the new states that emerged after that were, are still operative, the World Jewish Congress states today in a legal document submitted to Secretary-General Trygve Lie.

“The United Nations as successor to the League of Nations could assume the guarantees of these rights, a responsibility which formerly belonged to the League of Nations,” the document said, Lie is now studying this question.