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Lithuanian Officials’ “frame-up” of Jewish Students Fails

The ten Jewish students arrested here on February 19, on charges of “preparing a revolution,” were released.

The group was arrested in connection with a demonstration arranged by the students of the University of Kovno, demanding that the government take measures to reduce the prices of admission to theatres and cinemas. Some Lithuanian officials attempted to formulate a charge against the ten Jewish students who marched with the 2,000 university students in the demonstration. The conspiracy of the anti-Semitic officials was exposed by the wide publicity given the matter in the Jewish press. Their release was effected after it was finally established that the charge had no foundation.