WASHINGTON (Dec. 11)
Stateless Jews held in Egyptian internment camps have been interviewed by representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the American Red Cross made known today.
An American Red Cross spokesman said today the organization received reports from the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva that many interned state-less Jews and interned British civilians in separate camps have held their first conversations with delegates of the Red Cross. More visits will follow to continue talks and distribute relief supplies, the spokesman said.
It is believed that some of the British interned civilians are of the Jewish faith, but no figures indicating a breakdown by religion were available. The Cross statistics put the number of stateless Jews in internment at 280 and the total of British at 474.