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B'NAI B'RITH CALLS FOR COMMUTATION OF JONATHAN POLLARD'S SENTENCE

 B'NAI B'RITH CALLS FOR COMMUTATION OF JONATHAN POLLARD'S SENTENCE
 WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- B'nai B'rith, meeting at its 36th biennial international convention at the Sheraton Washington Hotel, today adopted the following resolution:
 WHEREAS, Jonathan Pollard pleaded guilty to delivering national defense information to a foreign government, i.e., Israel, and
 WHEREAS, B'nai B'rith does not condone in any way, the actions of Jonathan Pollard and the betrayal of trust placed upon him by the United States government, and,
 WHEREAS, Pollard is now in his seventh year of solitary confinement,
 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that on humanitarian grounds, B'nai B'rith calls on the President of the United States to commute Jonathan Pollard's sentence to time already served.
 -0- 9/7/92
 /CONTACT: Buzzy Gordon or Dan Mariaschin of B'nai B'rith, 202-328-2000, ext. 5905/ CO: B'nai B'rith ST: District of Columbia IN: SU:


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