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U.S. Asked to Halt Aid to Egypt; Cairo Hanging of Jews Condemned

February 7, 1955
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The American Jewish Congress called upon the American Government today to “re-examine and revise its policy of providing free economic assistance for Egypt in view of the cold-blooded murder last week of two Jews accused of espionage on trumped-up charges.”

“The ruling Cairo military junta stands condemned in the eyes of the civilized world for the death of four innocent and defenseless Jews–two by hanging following a show trial, one who committee suicide under torture before the trial began, and another who committee suicide under continued torture while the so-called trial was underway,” the American Jewish Congress statement said.

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