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Swedes Denied Visas to Probe Fate of Iraqi Jews

Two prominent Swedes who wanted to investigate the fate of the 11 Jews who have disappeared and may have been executed in Iraq have been refused visas to enter that country by the Baghdad authorities. According to recent reports the Jews were murdered while in jail. The Swedes, a jurist and a member of Parliament, Per Ahlman, who has long been fighting for the rights of Jews in Arab countries, had asked for visas in Feb.