Interfaith Meeting at Winnipeg Protests Against German Neo-nazism

Some 500 civic and communal leaders of various faiths accepted here a resolution expressing concern over the growth of the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party in West Germany, and taking strong exception to the manner of presentation of a recent interview on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television with Adolf von Thadden, deputy leader of that party.

The resolution, approved at a meeting on neo-Nazism held at Rosh Pina Congregation, called for special efforts aimed at informing and instructing young persons “about the evil philosophy of Fascism and its destructive deeds during World War II, all of which were carried out under the Nazi banner and the swastika symbol, which have become synonymous with mass murder.”

The meeting was one of a number of such gatherings held recently in Canadian cities, including Montreal and Toronto, called to express concern of Canadians generally over the growth of neo-Nazism and rightwing extremism in West Germany.

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