PETITION IN SUPPORT OF
THE LETTER OF RESIGNATION OF
JAMES G. McDONALD
Former High Commissioner for Refugees (Jewish and Other)
Coming from Germany
ADDRESSED TO THE XVIITH PLENARY ASSEMBLY OF
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
On September 3Oth, I936, President Lamas of the League Assembly received a delegation of the signatories which transmitted the Petition to him. The substance of this Book was submitted as an Annex in support of the Petition.
I. The discriminations against and persecutions of Jews, "non-Aryan" Christians, of Catholics, Protestants and others, which have been made a matter of national policy by the German National Socialist Government, and the relentless increase of this oppression, have because of their far-reaching effects in many other countries where the oppressed are forced to seek refuge become issues of international concern, meriting consideration and intercession by the League of Nations.
2. In his Letter of Resignation from the office of High Commissioner for Refugees (Jewish and Other) Coming from Germany, Mr. James G. McDonald submitted to the Council of the League of Nations an analysis of the " intensified perse