German Parliament Rejects Pension Payments for Former Ghetto Workers

Bundestag jettisons amendment to 2002 law, tabled by the opposition, which would have required retroactive payments to Holocaust survivors who had worked in the country's ghettos.

The Bundestag, Germany’s Parliament, has just rejected an amendment to a law dealing with pension payments to 20,000 Holocaust survivors who worked in the ghettos, which are required by law but have yet to be dispensed.