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French railway lawsuits divide plaintiffs and country’s Jewish groups

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/french_railway_lawsuits_divide_plaintiffs_and_countrys_jewish_groups

Alain Lipietz, a French deputy in the European Parliament whose father and uncle were rounded up and sent to a holding area during the war, won a cash indemnity worth about $77,000 from the SNCF -- the railway is appealing the case. More than 1,000 people, both Jews and non-Jews, have filed similar claims since the Lipietz case in Toulouse last summer.

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