French Government Ratifies United Nations Convention Outlawing Crime of Genocide
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French Government Ratifies United Nations Convention Outlawing Crime of Genocide

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The French Government today ratified the United Nations Convention Outlawing the Crime of Genocide. Earlier, the CRIF–the representative council of French Jewry–circulated among all Jewish organizations in France a statement emphasizing the importance of the U.N. genocide convention to the Jewish people.

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