Vienna (May. 20)
A wave of pogroms against the Jewish population of Transylvania has been raging for several days, according to reports which reached here today from Klausenberg. Massacres occured in several towns, resulting in twelve deaths and numberless wounded.
In the city of Szatmar, the Jewish student, Henrich Kluger was hung by the mob on a lamp post, and his mother was, before his eyes, drenched with petroleum and burned alive.
In the city of Tejus many Jewish stores were plundered and burned. The mob, under the leadership of students, drove naked Jewish women into the market place. In Klausenberg, Roumanian officials, and members of the Roumanian secret police, “Sirujanza” who had previously arranged a demonstration for Prince Karel, who was in town, participated in the pogrom.
Reports also state that groups of Roumanian students canvassed the villages inducing the peasants to participate in the pogrom movement.