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Berlin Jews Ask Extension of American, French Restitution Laws to C

A demand for the extension of restitution laws in effect in the American and French seen of Germany to the U.S. and French sectors of Berlin was voiced here today in Der Weg, organ of the Berlin Jewish Community. The publication also requested the extension of the benefits of the proposed British restitution statute to their sector of the city. The weekly criticized the “dilatory” tactics of the municipal administration in respect to the drafting, of a reparations statute. It pointed out that instead of drafting a new piece of legislation the municipality has merely novel to reconsider a draft which was subjected to severe criterion last year. Even this draft has been pigeonholed in a special committee, Der Weg emphasized.