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May 10, 2001
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A member of the Canadian Parliament compared the nation’s government to the Nazis because of its plans to deport former Nazi SS member Helmut Oberlander without giving him a chance to appeal. Edgar Bronfman, the Canadian-born president of the World Jewish Congress, called legislator Andrew Telegdi’s comments “beneath contempt” and demanded that Prime Minister Jean Chretien expel him from the Liberal Party.

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