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Two More Trials of Jews Planned in Cairo; 83 Jews Involved

February 8, 1955
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Cairo’s public prosecutions officer, Abdel Moneim Hamzawi, has decided to commit 77 Jews for trial before a criminal court on charges of forging, official documents, the Jewish Observer reports from Cairo. Among the accused, according to the report, is Andel Mesih Beshaim, an elder of the Jewish quarter; and his assistant, both of whom are charged with forging birth certificates so that they could visit Israel in 1946.

The Cairo radio, meanwhile, announced today that the Egyptian Supreme Military Court will shortly being the trial of six more Jews. The radio report said that the trial would be presided over by Brigadier Fuad Digwy, who conducted the “Zionist spy ring” trial. The six have been under arrest since last October.

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