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Refugees Aided to Reach South America, Australia

September 8, 1939
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A large number of refugees en route to Latin American countries on a German steamship have been taken off at a Brazilian port by representatives of the HIAS-ICA and their safe passage to the countries of destination has been secured. The J.D.C. received cabled advices that 141 refugees aboard the steamship Christiaan Huygen would arrive tomorrow at Colombo, Ceylon, en route to Australia but could not proceed to their destination because service to Australia had been can called. The Joint was making arrangements for transfer of the refugees to a Dutch steamer to proceed to Australia via Batavia

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