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5000 in Demonstration

About 5000 people demonstrated last Thursday on the Champs Elysees against President Valery Giscard d’Estaing’s decision to stop all French celebrations of the World War II Allied victory over Nazi Germany. The marchers were led by four former deportees, wearing the striped uniforms of the Nazi camps. A number of deputies and political leaders were among the demonstrators. French Jewish organizations protested the presidential decision early last week.