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Brazilian Author Appeals to Moscow on Treatment of Soviet Jewry

August 24, 1966
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Paul de Castro, a well-known Brazilian writer who is known also as friendly toward the Soviet Union, has appealed to the USSR to stamp out anti-Jewish discriminations in Russia.

Writing in Correio da Manha, one of the leading dailies in this country, Mr. de Castro summarized criticisms of Soviet bias against Russian Jewry, voiced recently at the plenary assembly of the World Jewish Congress in Brussels. He lauded the “restraint” shown by some critics in regard to Soviet bias against Jews, saying that recitation of facts without anger was “the right way to proceed.” Then he stated: “It is crucial for the Soviet Union to reexamine this problem, since the present situation does, to a large extent, harm the reputation of the Soviet Government in the entire world.”

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