Jewish children and parents who were deported from France during the Second World War are eligible for the official title of 'political deportees'. They can apply for a pension.
French and foreign citizens, who were deported from France after 16 June 1940, are officially recognized as 'political deportees'. If they were interned in prisons or concentration camps outside of the national territory or were classed as slave labourers, they can claim their rights to compensation.
Those interned in or deported from France for political reasons during World War II have the right to wear the bronze 'Medal of deportation and internment' if they are acknowledged as 'political deportees/internees'. On our website, all rights to compensation for the victims of the Holocaust are described in detail.
Jews deported from France have a right to compensation. Those officially recognized as 'political deportees' can apply for a pension after a medical visit and other administrative procedures. Our section 'Deported from France' will provide you with more information on this issue.