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Anti-semites Reported Active in Argentine Province; Molest Jews

April 23, 1964
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Members of the ultra-nationalist anti-Semitic Tacuara organization are openly molesting Jews in Parana, the capital of Entre Rios province, in full daylight without any police reaction, the newspaper La Razon reported here today.

The newspaper asserted that the excesses were taking place in the city’s most important section. Most of the aggressors are known, the newspaper asserted. It identified them as students of the National High School of Domingo Sarmiento.

Meanwhile, Dr. Carlos Peretted, Vice President of Argentina, told a Jewish gathering at the Israeli Embassy here that “those who try to renew racialism and hate will meet the full weight of our law.” He emphasized that he made this declaration on behalf of the entire Argentine Government.

“No Jew,” he said, “must worry about extremist attempts, since the Government will not tolerate any rightist or leftist excess, and this I say on behalf of President Illia. Our Government will not tolerate the import of hate. Nobody shall reinitiate persecution for color, race, religion or ethnic origin here, and we solemnly give warning.”

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