LONDON (Jul. 27)
About 40 adults and students occupied the office of Tass, the Soviet news agency here last night, to protest the mistreatment and arrests of Jews in the Soviet Union. The group, which included businessmen and housewives, remained on the premises for about 15 minutes and left peacefully when police arrived on the scene. They left behind photographs of Benito Bruchbein, a Russian Jew arrested in Moscow last month after he applied for an emigration visa to go to Israel. The demonstration was organized locally by the Herut movement. Three Jews were arrested in Moscow yesterday while trying to meet with Western newsmen, it was reported here today. Two Jews were arrested, according to the report, as they were about to enter the car of an American correspondent. The third was seized by police while taking to two British journalists. Later he phoned them to say he had been released, sources reported.