Paraguay

  • President of Paraguay Pledges to Halt Anti-semitism

    Paraguay’s strongman, Gen. Alfredo Stroessner, has ordered an end to a wave of anti-Semitic outbursts which had swept his country in recent weeks, the World Jewish Congress reported. “There is not nor will there be anti-Semitism in Paraguay, “the General stated in letter to WJC president Edgar Bronfman. Stroessner’s letter was in reply to a… More ▸

  • Virulent Anti-semitism in Paraguay

    B’nai B’rith International, alarmed by a wave of virulent anti-Semitism sweeping Paraguay, has sent an urgent cable of protest to President Alfredo Stroessner urging his government “to act officially and decisively” to stem the tide of bigotry. The message, signed by BBI president Seymour Reich, noted that Jews are being attacked in the media and… More ▸

  • Senate Measures Urges Paraguay to Investigate Mengele’s Whereabouts

    A sense of the Congress resolution calling on Paraguay to launch an “immediate investigation” into the whereabouts of Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele was passed unanimously last week by the Senate. The resolution urges the Paraguayan government to ascertain whether the notorious Nazi fugitive is still living in the South American country of which he… More ▸

  • Paraguay People Will Be Asked to Help Locate Mengele

    Nazi-hunter Serge Klarsfeld announced here that his wife Beate will appeal directly to the people of Paraguay to obtain information on the whereabouts of Josef Mengele, the notorious Auschwitz death camp doctor. Klarsfeld said his wife will go to Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay, next weekend for a television appearance during which she will present… More ▸

  • Delegation Going to Paraguay in Effort to Bring Mengele to Justice

    A delegation seeking information that would lead to the arrest and extradition to West Germany of Josef Mengele, the infamous Nazi war criminal who performed fatal medical experiments at Auschwitz, announced yesterday at a press conference that it will leave tomorrow for Paraguay, where Mengele is believed to live, as part of its effort to… More ▸

  • Wiesenthal Urges U.S. to Press Paraguay to Extradite Mengele

    Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal yesterday urged the United States to press the government of Paraguay to locate and extradite Joseph Mengele, the notorious Nazi war criminal dubbed the “angel of death” for his crude and in humane experiements on inmates at the Auschwitz death camp during World War II. Wiesenthal also told a news conference here… More ▸

  • Demonstrators Demand the Expulsion from Paraguay of Josef Mengele

    The expulsion from Paraguay of Josef Mengele, known as the “Angel of Death” for dozens of inhuman experiments performed mostly on Jewish inmates at the Auschwitz death camp, was demanded by 150 demonstrators who gathered yesterday outside the Paraguayan Mission to the United Nations. Mengele reportedly fled during the last days of the Nazi regime… More ▸

  • Paraguay Revokes Mengele’s Citizenship

    Josef Mengele, the long sought Nazi war criminal, known as the “Angel of Death,” has had his Paraguayan citizenship revoked by the Supreme Court of Paraguay, Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center here, reported. Hier said he had been told by the Paraguayan ambassador to the United States that the Supreme Court… More ▸