Group of 68 Jewish Refugees from Harbin Arrives in Hong Kong; Not Allowed to Land

The steamer Henrich Jessen arrived here with another group of Jews from Harbin. Sixty-eight Jews from Harbin were aboard the vessel as were another 20 refugees–mostly Jews–from Shanghai.

Since all Harbin travellers had Soviet visas, they were denied the right to disembark at Hong Kong or to receive visitors. They were then transferred to another vessel, the Anking, for the next port of call, Sydney, Australia. All the Harbin emigrants are bound for Israel.

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