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Extremist Group in Spain Sends Death Threat to Madrid Jews

Death threats from an extreme right-wing group in Spain have been received by several members of Madrid’s Jewish community, according to reports reaching here. A Jewish spokesman for that city’s 3000 Jews declined to name the recipients or the number. According to the Madrid newspaper, El Pais, at least four Jews, and several non-Jews received threats from the organization calling itself “The Adolf Hitler Sixth Commando of the New Order.”

These included editors of El Pais; the newspaper, Diario de Barcelona; and the magazine, Possible which last week published a lengthy article on fascist groups in Europe. Others threatened included the Perpetual Secretary of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language and the owner of a bookstore who had been attacked several times by right-wingers, according to El Pais.