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Justice for Holocaust Survivors

posted on June 21, 2012

At Politico, Annette Lantos, widow of Holocaust survivor, Rep. Tom Lantos, criticizes Jewish groups that oppose a bill to allow America’s Holocaust survivors “to seek justice in U.S. courts” from European insurance companies that have failed to pay out policies bought before World War II. According to Lantos, “half the Holocaust survivors in this country live in poverty and can’t afford sufficient health care, nutrition, shelter, home care and other basic necessities.” Allowing them to litigate, Lantos argues, will give “closure and justice” to the victims. 

Read at Politico