Fresh round of German compensationto former slave labourers

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3 August 2004 , FRANKFURT - The Jewish Claims Conference has begun a fresh round of payments to 130,000 Holocaust survivors in 62 nations who worked as slaves for German industry during the Second World War. The Conference, which represented Jewish claimants in negotiations in 2000 with German business corporations and the German government, said the second and last payment would arrive among applicants in the next few days. The first payout took place gradually starting in 2001. The payments depend on the

3 August 2004

FRANKFURT - The Jewish Claims Conference has begun a fresh round of payments to 130,000 Holocaust survivors in 62 nations who worked as slaves for German industry during the Second World War.

The Conference, which represented Jewish claimants in negotiations in 2000 with German business corporations and the German government, said the second and last payment would arrive among applicants in the next few days.

The first payout took place gradually starting in 2001. The payments depend on the type of ordeal, and in total vary between EUR 7669.38 and EUR 2556.46 per person.

DPA

Subject: German news

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