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Six Jewish Children from Poland Arrested in Czechoslovakia

Six Jewish children–two girls and four boys–who escaped from an orphanage in Wroclaw, Poland, and crossed the Polish-Czech border, have been sentenced to two and six weeks’ terms of imprisonment by a Czech court, it was reported here today. The report added that Poland had demanded their extradition.

According to the information available here, the children testified to the court which tried them that they had tried to cross the border in order to reach a point from which they might emigrate to Israel.