Hungarian Editor Sent to Prison for Inciting to Pogroms

The Budapest Criminal Court has sentenced M. Kadar, editor of a Budapest daily, to fourteen days’ imprisonment for incitement to pogroms against the Jews.

Last December a group of drunken soldiers invaded the Cafe Lazar in Budapest, and attacked a number of Jews who were on the premises. One Jew, named Joseph Loebel, who was stabbed with a bayonet in three places by one of the soldiers named Tremmel, wrested the bayonet from Tremmel and killed him in self-defense. Kadar wrote in his paper that the Jews had attacked and murdered Hungarian soldiers. Anti-Jewish disturbances resulted, and the Jewish quarter of Budapest had to be guarded by police patrols.

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