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British Release Detained Palestine Jew Two After Two of Continued Hunger Strike

September 15, 1946
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Jacob Mori, 21, a Yemenite Jew, was released today from the Latrun camp after 14 days of continued fasting in protest against his detention. He demanded an immediate trial or release, and refused to permit a medical examination after he was brought to a hospital yesterday in a serious condition.

Nineteen detained Jewish women at the Bethlehem prison declared a 24-hour strike in sympathy with Dr. Wolfgang von Weisl who today entered the 13th day of a hunger strike in protest against his being hold without any trial in the Latrun camp. His condition was declared poor at the hospital to which he was transferred several days ago.

Isaac Gruenbaum, a member of the executive of the Jewish Agency who has been detained at the Latrun camp since June 29, was inscribed today in the Golden Book of the Jewish National Fund of the Council of General Zionists “as a sign of solidarity.”

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