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Vandals Desecrate Mexico City Jewish Cemetery; Destroy Tombstones

January 20, 1967
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More than a score of tombstones in the Jewish cemetery maintained here by Congregation Nidche Israel were desecrated over the past weekend. Gravestones were overturned, swastikas were smeared on a number of tombstones, and anti-Semitic slogans were painted on some of the monuments.

An official of the Mexico City police department sharply condemned the desecrations today and promised a thorough investigation in an effort to apprehend the perpetrators.

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