Jewish deportee

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.

Any person who was deported from France after 16 June 1940 is officially considered as 'political deportee'. This title is, among others, applicable to French citizens and foreigners who were deported to prisons or concentration camps outside of the national territory. Forced labourers are also entitled to compensation.

Jewish deportee

Rights to compensation for victims of the Holocaust

The 'Medal of deportation and internment' was instituted in 1948 for the victims of the Holocaust who were deported or interned for political reasons during the Second World War. Political deportees have the right to wear it and can also get other compensations like a pension.

Pensions for Jews deported from France

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.

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