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Jews in Poland Appeal to Fight Germany’s Ending of Nazi Prosecutions

An appeal to Jews everywhere to fight with “the utmost determination” the application on May 8 in West Germany of the statute of limitations on prosecution of German war criminals has been issued by the executive council of the Jewish Social and Cultural Association in Poland, it was reported here today from Warsaw.

The statement said there was not much time left and that if nothing was done within the next three months, thousands of “brutal war criminals will go scot free.” Noting that many had already made protests, including Israel’s Parliament, the appeal added: “There must be no let-up. Jews must mobilize all democratic and progressive forces in the world to defeat this attempt to absolve war criminals of their guilt.”