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Algerian Nationalists Blame ‘police Informers’ for Sacking of Synagogue

The sacking of the Casbah synagogue in Casablanca last month was blamed today by a spokesman for the Algerian Nationalist Provisional Government on excessive zeal by former police informers. The desecration occurred during rioting which was sparked by President de Gaulle’s December visits to Algeria.

The spokesman said that there was a place in Algeria for persons of all faiths and added that “this is one of the things we have constantly sought to make clear.”