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Antisemitic Students Reply by Attacking Jews: Proclaim “no Jews Week” at University Yet Hold Up Jews

The anticipated anti-Jewish student riots broke out to-day at Vienna University as soon as the decision of the Constitutional Court annulling the rights of the antisemitic students’ organisation was publicly announced. Jewish students were attacked and chased out of the university building, and many of them were injured.

A meeting of the antisemitic students called to consider the situation proclaimed a “No Jews at the University Week”, yet at the same time, Jewish students who were trying to leave the university precincts were stopped and beaten, and ten of the Jewish students are reported on the injured list. Several Jewish students were thrown down through the windows of the classrooms.

The Board of Professors at the University has announced that if the disturbances continue, the University will be closed down for the rest of the month.