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Holocaust Survivors Urge World Jewry to Keep Up Fight Against Neo-nazism

The second conference of the World Federation of Jewish Fighters, Partisans and Camp Inmates ended here with resolutions calling on world Jewry to fight against the resurgence of neo-Nazism and to demand that Nazi war criminals still at large, including those holding high positions in Germany and Austria, be prosecuted. The federation also urged that youth be taught about the Holocaust so that future generations will not forget the murder of six million Jews.

The conference also condemned the release by France of Abu Daoud and called for an all out effort to destroy international terrorism. Foreign Minister Yigal Allon told the 400 delegates from 15 countries that the French nation should not be identified with the cowardliness of its leaders. He said the Jewish nation is the most sensitive detector of any resurgence of fascism and anti-Semitism.

Simon Wiesenthal, head of the Nazi War Crimes Documentation Center in Vienna, said that the release of Abu Daoud is another expression of the depreciation in value the world places on Jewish blood. But he said what was even more painful is that the outcry over the release of Abu Daoud has not been raised over the many Nazi war criminals who have not stood trial. He said that Austria has the worst record in failing to bring Nazis to trial.

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