Anti-semitic Boycott Agitation in Austria to Go Unpunished

The anti-Semitic boycott agitation against Jewish places of business will apparently go unpunished as a result of the chief states attorneys of Salzberg and Innsbruck, the center of this agitation, rejecting the applications of the Union of Austrian Jews against the Salzburg anti-Semitic organ Eisen for printing a weekly appeal exulting in the fact that Germans are avoiding Jewish shops.

The attorneys replied that there was no legal ground for prosecution, despite the decision of the Austrian Supreme Court that such agitation was punishable. The organ of the Union of Austria asks whether the attorneys would act similarly if a Jewish paper called for a boycott of Christian shops.

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