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Georgian Jews Seek Explanation About Delay of Exit Visas

A large group of Georgian Jews went to Communist Party headquarters in Tbilisi on Sunday to ask why their applications for exit visas to Israel had not been processed, Jewish sources reported here today. A delegation was seen by party officials and was promised an answer within a few days. Meanwhile, it was reported that after the departure of a group of Jews from the Ponar mass grave near Wilna on Sunday, police cars trampled the flowers that the Jews had placed on the graves. As reported today, 10 of the pilgrims were arrested for “hooliganism” and sentenced to 15 days or a fine.