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July 26, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-00810A007500820010-1 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY This material contains information affecting the National Defense of the United States within the meaning of the Espionage Laws, Title 18, U.S.C. Secs. 793 and 794, the transmission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. 25X1 DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED DATE ACQUIRED Treatment of Redefectors ; -Jr DATE DISTR. 26 July 1955 NO. OF PAGES 1 REQUIREMENT NO. RD 25X rr-IrRENCES ABLQD I LA This is UNEVALUATED Information 1. According to an order of the Main Administration of Border Guards of the Ministry of Interior, all Czechoslovak refugees who come to`the barbed wire obstacles and request the Border Guards to admit them on the basis of the amnesty are to be handcuffed and sent within four hours to the appropriate regional administration of the Ministry of Interior.1 The order stated that no interrogation whatsoever should be conducted by Border Guards and that all interrogation must be handled by the StB. The reason was not stated, but the chief of the intelligence service of the Volary brigade told his subordinates that the Czech authorities believed that most of the returnees were controlled and dispatched by foreign intelligence services who were taking advantage of the amnesty to establish resident agents in Czechoslovakia. 2. During the period 1 to 23 June 1955 seven returnees came to the border area controlli~d,by the Volary brigade. All these returnees were young znen.between the agar,' and 28, single, and well-dressed. All of them were transferred to the iii Administration of the Ministry of Interior in Ceske Budejovice -11 within?f' hours after their arrival at the border. ~qID l#c^ The Regional Administration of the Ministry of Interior is the official name of the regional main office of the StB. Fft AIR FBI AEC 1 (Note: Washington distribution indicated by "X"; Field distribution by "#".) INFORMATION REPORT INFORMATION REPORT 1 ~~ 25X1''. 25X1 tsi., 25X1 Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-00810A007500820010-1