September 2, 2011
Book of Mormon Condemns Anti-Semitism
Dan Peterson, Deseret News
In 1894, Alfred Dreyfus, a young French artillery officer of Jewish origin, was framed and unjustly convicted of spying for Germany. He was sentenced to life imprisonment in the distant, dreaded penal colony called Devil's Island, and placed in solitary confinement.
His trial, and the long, tumultuous, ultimately successful campaign to exonerate and free him, constitutes its own dramatic story.
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