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Roumanian Paper Charges Czernowitz Police with Medieval Torture of Jews

Charges that the police of Czernowitz are persecuting the Jews of the city in a manner that may be compared with medieval torture, are made by the Czernowitzer “Morgenblatt” editorially.

The paper protests against the “inhuman persecutions” of the Czernowitz police. The methods of Yedinez are child play compared with the medieval tortures to which the people of Czernowitz are subjected, it says.

The victims of the torture are for the most part young Jews, says the paper, who have been arrested on charges of Communism, but whose

Communism is “not serious, not matured and not dangerous because their parents are respected citizens.”

The paper reproduces the details of the torture which is evoking excitement among the population.