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Nazis Woo Support of Arabians in Anti-jewish Hate Campaign

May 20, 1934
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The secret behind the mysterious visit here last April of Dr. Wilhelm F. Frick, Nazi Minister of the Interior, has at last come to light.

The Arab press has suddenly begun to print articles propagandizing the Nazi regime and crusading against the Jews. When Frick was here the story was that he had come on his honeymoon, but it now appears that his actual purpose had been the organization of anti-Semitic propaganda throughout the Orient.

Arab newspapers in Beirut and Bagdad are printing translations of Hitler’s autobiography, “Mein Kampf.” In Palestine several Arabian newspapers have begun an intensive campaign to spread anti-Jewish propaganda and praise for Hitler.

This open incitement in the Egyptian and Palestinian press recalls the fact that a number of Egyptian newspapers have for some time been subsidized by the Nazis. This subsidy has now, since Dr. Frick’s visit, been extended to the Arabian press in other countries as well.

From well-informed circles the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learns that a well-organized office has been set up in Cairo for the purpose of spreading anti-Jewish propaganda.

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