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Jewish Cemetery in Brazil Almost Totally Wrecked by Desecrations

Almost all the tombstones in the Jewish cemetery in Curitiba, capital of the Brazilian province of Parana, were found smashed today but police believe vandals, rather than neo-Fascist elements, were responsible for the desecration. Osias Algauer, Curitiba chief of police, stated that 390 out of the 400 tombstones were broken. He added that, according to information available to the police, no neo-Nazi groups existed in Brazil that could have perpetrated the crime.