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Tourists Report Large Numbers of Egyptian Jews Still Held in Prison

First-hand reports of continued detention and maltreatment of large numbers of Egyptian Jews have been brought here by tourists who visited Egypt a short time ago. They said that Jews are imprisoned mainly in the Helouan concentration camp near Cairo and have been under arrest, without trial, since the June, 1967 Arab-Israel war. The tourists, some of whom spoke to relatives of the prisoners, reported many complaints of mistreatment by prison wardens. They said the prisoners were allowed to receive visitors only once a month and then only for a half hour.

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