Holocaust Victims Sue France for Theft

From Holocaust Victims Sue France for Theft:

Holocaust survivors and relatives of those who died sued France on Thursday seeking compensation for taking personal property during World War II. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan seeks class-action status for Jews and others imprisoned in holding camps in France including Drancy, where prisoners were stripped of personal property like cash and jewelry before being transported to Nazi concentration camps. Defendants named in the suit are the Republic of France, French national railway SNCF, which ran trains from holding camps to Auschwitz and Buchenwald, and the French state-owned financial institution CDC. According to the suit, the CDC is still holding money taken from plaintiffs or received from the sale of their property.

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