LONDON (Apr. 17)
Seven members of the fascist, anti-Semitic British National Party were arrested here last night when they staged a demonstration in front of the Princess Theatre, where a meeting was held, commemorating the martyrdom of the heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising against the Nazis. The men carried anti-Semitic posters.
Earlier in the day, the same party staged a demonstration outside Woburn House, where the Board of Deputies of British Jews was holding a meeting. The British National Party also distributed leaflets in London yesterday, calling for a trial for Menahem Beigin, leader of Israel’s Herut Party, instead of the current trial being held in Jerusalem for Adolf Eichmann. The leaflets accused Mr. Beigin of having “killed hundreds of Britons and Arabs in Palestine, from 1944 to 1949.”