LONDON (Nov. 14)
Einar Aberg, notorious Swedish anti-Semite, has been sentenced to two months’ imprisonment by a Stockholm court on charges of having published and distributed pamphlets containing violent defamation of Jews and instigation of racial hatred, the World Jewish Congress reported here today.
Aberg, who has been sentenced before on similar charges, continued his refusal to make public the whereabouts of his printer, telling police, “It’s no good asking me.” The latest proceedings against him were started following representations made by the World Jewish Congress to the Swedish Ambassador in Washington.
Aberg’s pamphlets, many of which are distributed in Latin-America in Spanish-language editions, aroused widespread comment in the Swedish press, which observed that the distribution of such hate literature abroad was highly injurious to the good-will Sweden enjoyed in other countries. Aberg told police that funds for his world-wide anti-Semitic activities came from “the public and through other channels, “and added that these funds came inmost generously whenever he was on trial.