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Nine Jewish Leaders Sentenced in Prague; 60 More Awaiting Trial

Nine prominent Jewish leaders have been sentenced to long prison terms by Czech courts, it was reported here from Prague, Other reports from the Czechoslovak capital stated that some 60 Jewish leaders who have been in jail for years are now concentrated in one prison in Bratislava, evidently in advance of a trial.

A new outbreak of anti-Semitism has been reported from Rumania. The latest campaign is apparently going on in secrecy, probably in fear of western public opinion. Refugees from Rumania and other travellers from Bucharest say that five Zionist leaders were recently sentenced to prison terms of ten to 16 years, and that another trial involving Rumanian representatives of the World Jewish Congress is in preparation.