U.N. Gets Document Charging Russia with Deporting 400,000 Jews from Ukraine to Siberia
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U.N. Gets Document Charging Russia with Deporting 400,000 Jews from Ukraine to Siberia

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The charge that the Soviet Government has embarked on a policy of mass deportations of Jews from the Ukraine and Byelorussia “towards the frozen Archangel and Siberia” is made in a document submitted to United Nations headquarters here by the American Jewish League Against Communism.

The document describes the uprooting of Jews from their hones “on less than 24 hours’ notice” and estimates that about 400,000 Jews are affected by the deportations which, the League claims, are still going on. U.N. Secretary-General Trygve Lie was asked by the League–“in the name of humanity”–to use the facilities of the United Nations “to alleviate this infraction of human rights.”

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