Austrian Judges Must Not Conduct Antisemitic Agitation: Statement by Prime Minister to Union of Aust

The Union of Austrian Jews has received a statement from the office of the Prime Minister in reply to the complaint which it lodged recently against Judges speaking at Nazi meetings and engaging in antisemitic agitation. The Prime Minister declares that instructions have been issued prohibiting any such agitation by judges on the active list. The Nazi press states that the Ministry of Justice has issued an internal order notifying judges on the active list that they must not take part in any public propaganda of an inflammatory character. Judges may speak in public, the order says, only in such cases where they themselves happen to be standing as candidates at an election.

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