BONN (Aug. 22)
A “Relief Agency for Victims of the Nuremberg Laws we are not of the Jewish Faith” has been established here with the primary aim of seeking the $12,000,000 set aside, in the 1952 Luxembourg Agreement between the Western German Government and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, for Christian persecutors of Jewish ancestry.
These funds are to be used not for individual relief but principally for such expenditures as old-age homes, hospitals, etc. Where non-Jewish “non-Aryans” were individually victimized by the Nazis, they can file claims under the Federal Indemnification Law on the same basis as Jewish victims of Nazism.
The new agency is made up solely of the two major Christian denominations. Executive secretaries are two fighters for the rights of Jewish and non-Jewish Nazi victims-Berlin’s gallant Provost Heinrich Gruber for the Protestants and Freiburg’s undaunted Dr. Gertrud Luckner for the Catholics, The other two Protestant representatives are Pastor Majer-Leonhard of Stuttgart and Governmental Counsellor Dr. Curt Radlauer of West Berlin. On the Catholic side, the second delegate is Monsignor Fuessel, of Bonn.