NORTH AFRICA: At Long Last

The slow trend toward the liberalization of General Henri Honore Giraud's North African Government (TIME, March 8) moved another step forward last week. In an order repudiating two anti-Jewish decrees, the Genera declared: "A decree signed in Vichy is not valid in North Africa." According to French reports from Dakar this week, all jailed De Gaullist and pro-Allied sympathizers have been freed. In the wind were negotiations for a settlement with the Fighting French, further decrees abolishing all Vichy laws.

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