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Swiss Authorities Bann Lectures by Anti-semites, Nazi Collaborators

Local authorities today banned a series of public lectures involving highly controversial fascist writers “to avoid public manifestations

One lecture was to have been given by Geo Oltramarre, a Swiss journalist who had been condemned after World War II for collaboration with the Nazi regime. He has recently broadcast anti-Israel and anti-Western propaganda on the Cairo Radio.

The topic of another banned lecture was Robert Brassillach, a French journalist executed after the war for active collaboration with the Germans. He had served for many years on the staff of a violently anti-Semitic French newspaper. Serious public demonstrations occurred last week in Paris when plans were announced for a showing of one of his plays.