By virtue of article 304 of the Treaty of Versailles, 80,000 Belgians deported by the Germans during the War to Germany, where they were forced to work for their enemy, were reported to be bringing a huge collective damage suit against the German Government. The trial starts on Jan. 7, at Paris, and will be heard by the Belgo-German Mixed Arbitration Tribunal under the presidency of Paul Moriaud, head of the law faculty of Geneva University.

The trial of Baron Coppée, charged with having sold immense quantities of benzoil to the Germans...

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