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Mexican Group for Human Rights Protests Soviet Treatment of Jews

March 23, 1965
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An appeal to the world’s conscience to join in protesting against anti-Jewish discriminations in the Soviet Union was issued here today by the Front for Human Rights, under the signature of a leading Mexican attorney, Benjamin Laureano Luna. In a two-page statement in its influential monthly journal, Impacto, the organization blamed the USSR Government directly for the discrimination practiced in the Soviet Union in regard to religious and cultural rights of Russian Jewry.

At the same time, a statement calling upon all governments to defend human rights in general was issued here today in the daily newspaper. Excelsior, by Raul Carranca y Trujillo, one of the most prominent Mexican Jurists. He called on all governments to adopt strict legislation forbidding violations against human rights.

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