MEXICO CITY (Sep. 6)
A dangerous increase of Arab propaganda and anti-Jewish and anti-Israel hate material is flooding Mexico. It was disclosed here by Sergio Nudelstejer, the representative of the American Jewish Committee in Mexico and Central America and secretary general of the representative body of Mexican Jewry.
Discussing this situation at a special meeting of the central Jewish committee which was attended by representatives of all the Jewish communal agencies in Mexico. Nudelstejer said Mexico is being flooded with anti-Semitic material from Argentina in the form of leaflets, books and pocket editions published by agents of the Palestine Liberation Organization and Arab embassies. In addition to this material, which is being distributed free of charge, by Arab diplomats and the PLO office to students and intellectuals, there has now appeared in Mexico City a Spanish edition of “Tharir” (Liberation) which previously appeared in Rome.
TWO PUBLICATIONS CITED
The editor and publisher is Peruvian-born Gloria Lopez Morales, who was a leading contributor of virulent anti-Israel articles to “Excelsior” during the period when it hewed to a left-wing line. She was ousted from that, daily and is currently editing Tharir in violation of Mexican laws. The publication has no address and is not registered but receives the moral and material assistance of the PLO and Arab ambassadors.
The latest edition of Tharir states that “after some months of silence” due to its relocation to Mexico, the publication is again in circulation and “will be direct and efficient” as a communications bulletin between the Arab world and Latin America.
Nudelstejer also displayed at the meeting an issue of “Communicado,” the organ of a fictitious association of “Friends of Arab Peoples in Mexico.” It contains malicious and false accusations against Israel, the Jewish people and the local Jewish community. Apparently, Communicado is now subsidized by Libyan agents since it defends the regime of Muammar Qaddafi and bitterly attacks the United States. Zionism and American Jews and claims that there is no anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union.