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Argentine Jews Protest Against Leniency Shown to Nazi War Criminals in Germany

The DAIA, central representative body of Argentine Jewry, has addressed a memorandum to the Argentine Parliament in behalf of the Jewish community of this country against the leniency being shown to Nazi war criminals in Germany.

A similar statement was handed to the Ambassadors here of the United States, Britain, France and the U.S.S.R. It was also submitted to the United Nations through the Argentine section of the world Jewish Congress. A public meeting to protest the commutation of sentence of war criminals is scheduled to be held soon.

Meanwhile, Dr. Moises Goldmann, honorary president of the DAIA and temporarily in charge of the Latin American office of the World Jewish Congress, called on French Ambassador Guillanme Georges Picot to urge justice for Jews and German reparations payments for Israel. He also informed the French envoy that Argentine Foreign Minister Hippolito J. Pat had been asked to intervene in behalf of the Jews of Iraq.