ISRAEL: Stealthy War

Two Jews were marched up the 13 steps of a public gallows in Baghdad one morning last week and hanged.

"Judicial murder," cried Israel's Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett. In Paris, Israel's delegates at the U.N. General Assembly boycotted all meetings for a day in protest.

Iraq's answer was that the two men had been fairly tried, in a three-month trial. Five other Jews got five-year prison sentences, twelve were acquitted. The men were accused of working in a Zionist underground organization which, said Iraq, had been engaged in sabotage and espionage on behalf of Israel. Those convicted were found guilty of taking...

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