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  • Holland Cautious About Uganda Raid

    The Netherlands Foreign Minister, Max Van Der Stoel, commented non-commitally and with obvious caution when asked on a Dutch television program for his reaction to the Israeli rescue operation in Uganda. He refused to say whether he approved or disapproved of the Israeli action, remarking only that it was “unusual.” The Netherlands-Israel Friendship League immediately… More ▸

  • Uganda Embassy in Canada Praises ‘protocols of the Elders of Zion’

    The Embassy of Uganda in Canada has distributed to Canadian newspapers a press release extolling the “Protocols of the Elders of Zion.” The purported excuse for the Embassy’s 850-word text is said to be a criticism by Canadian Jewish groups of, among others, President Idi Amin for his espousal of last year’s anti-Zionist resolution at… More ▸

  • Arbitrator Picked for Solel Boneh’s Uganda Claim

    A Swedish arbitrator recommended by the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris is expected to rule on Solel Boneh’s $12 million claim against Uganda for houses the company built there before President Idi Amin broke relations with Israel in March, 1972. News of the possible settlement of the claim emerged during a review of the… More ▸

  • French Technicians Replace Israelis in Uganda

    France and Uganda are about to sign an agreement providing for French military assistance to the Uganda air force. French advisors and technicians will service the eight “Fuga Magisters” which form the Ugandan air force. The planes were formerly serviced by Israeli experts who were expelled after Gen.Idi Amin decided to break off relations with… More ▸

  • Uganda Accuses Israel of Hypocrisy

    Ambassador G.S.K. Ibingira of Uganda charged yesterday that Israel’s professed friendship for African States was hypocritical because it continued to be responsible for the closing of the Suez Canal and was conniving with South Africa to deprive East African States, including Egypt, of trade benefits. Speaking in the General Assembly’s Middle East debate, Ibingira charged… More ▸

  • U.S. to Delay $3m Loan to Uganda

    The State Department said today that a loan for $3 million to Uganda for livestock development was being delayed as a result of the statement made by Uganda President Idi Amin praising Hitler for the murder of six million Jews. Charles Bray, the department spokesman, said another reason was “incidents” affecting American citizens in Uganda… More ▸

  • Cjc Hails Trudeau’s Move to Aid Asians Facing Expulsion from Uganda

    The Canadian Jewish Congress sent a congratulatory message yesterday to Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau for his decision, announced last Friday, to aid Asians facing expulsion from Uganda by accepting 300-500 of them into Canada. Trudeau stated that Ugandan President Idi Amin’s order “would appear to be contrary to his country’s obligation under the United… More ▸

  • Israel to Close Embassy in Uganda; Not Seen As Break in Diplomatic Relations

    Israel will close its Embassy in Kampala, Uganda, by next Friday, two days ahead of the deadline set by President Idi Amin last week when he ordered the withdrawal of the Israeli diplomatic mission to his country. The first group of Israeli Embassy officials returned here last night. Ambassador Daniel Laor and the rest of… More ▸