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Jews in Denmark Protest Bonn Policy on Statute of Limitations

A protest against West German plans to allow the statute of limitations for the prosecution of Nazi war criminals to take effect on May 8, this year, was sent to the German Government today by the Jewish Board of Deputies of Denmark.

At the same time, protests on the subject were de livered to the German Ambassador here today by the Veterans of the Danish Underground, the Scandinavian Jewish Youth League, and the Danish Veferans of World War II. E. H. Husen, president of the latter group, warned that West German failure to extend the statute “would affect confidence in the German people and its leaders.”

The Jewish Youth League protested not only against letting prosecution of Nazi war criminals lapse this year but also against the Bonn cancelation of arms shipments to Israel and against the continued presence of German scientists in Egypt, where they are at work on development of nonconventional weapons aimed ultimately at aggression against Israel.