Numerus Clausus Motion in Polish Parliament: Restriction of All Non-christian Students in Proportion

The Parliamentary Club of the antisemitic National Democratic Party, which was largely responsible for the recent anti-Jewish student excesses in Poland, has introduced a formal motion in the plenary session of the Seym proposing the enforcement of a numerus clausus at all the universities, restricting the numbers of non-Christian students in proportion to their percentage in the total population of the country.

The bill has not the remotest chance of being adopted with the Seym constituted as at present, with an overwhelming majority of supporters of Marshal Pilsudski, and it is generally assumed that the National Democratic Party has introduced it not with any hope of getting it enacted, but rather to show the National Democratic student youth that the Parliamentary Party stands behind their movement.

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