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  • Czech minister restricts access to country’s files on Nazi units

    PRAGUE, Oct. 26 (JTA) – The Czech Defense Ministry has come under fire for a decision to restrict access to its files about the wartime activities of Nazi Germany’s SS units. Defense Minister Miroslav Vyborny has been asked by government officials to justify the action after unnamed critics in the Czech press denounced it as…

  • Czech Holocaust survivors press for individual German payments

    PRAGUE, Oct. 7 (JTA) – Czech Holocaust survivors are pressing on with their campaign to obtain German compensation for their wartime suffering. “If Germany does not award individual compensation this year, most of us will probably not live to see it,” stated a letter recently presented by survivors to the German Embassy here. On Monday,…