EU Parliament Supports Restitution of Jewish Property Stolen During World War II

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Ynetnews reports: Efforts by the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) received significant support this week from the President of the European Parliament and the British Government for fully endorsing the return of property stolen from Jewish victims during the Holocaust and World War II.

President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz announced his full support, saying, “I am fully committed to raising awareness of the Holocaust and atrocities committed against the Jewish people in Europe,” he said. Schulz also added that he fully supports the implementation of decisions by the European Parliament regarding the return of stolen property.

Schulz expressed his support in a letter to MEP Gunnar Hökmark, chair of the European Alliance for Holocaust Survivors.

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