Report Foreign Intercession Has Been of Little Help to Jews in Arab Lands

The intervention of international agencies and friendly powers has made no impression on the various Arab countries with respect to their Jewish citizens who have been arrested or “subjected to cruel oppression Arab often direct persecution,” according to a report by the World Jewish Congress made public here yesterday. The report was prepared by the executive committee of the WJC’s British section for the national biennial conference that opens here Saturday night.

The report noted that there had been no major change in the situation of Eastern European Jews since last June’s Arab-Israeli war. The main concerns of the WJC, according to the report, are the position of Soviet Jewry, Jews in Arab countries, human rights and the struggle against Nazism and anti-Semitism. Over 200 Angle-Jewish organizations are affiliated with the British section of the WJC.

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