Hungarian Gov’t Rejects Anti-jewish Demands Made by Student Organizations

The Hungarian government yesterday refused most of the demands submitted by the anti-Semitic Hungarian student groups. The anti-Semite students had demanded the strict enforcement of a numerus clausus against the Jews, and no jobs for Jewish students who had completed their studies outside of Hungary. They also submitted a series of demands including prohibition of Jewish immigration to Hungary and the refusal of licenses to Jewish artisans.

Professor Balint Homan, Hungarian Minister of Education, received the student delegation which was headed by former Minister of Commerce, Miska Hermann. Minister Homan told the anti-Semitic students that the government was against strengthening the present restrictions against Jewish students. He appealed to the students to end their demonstrations against the

Jews and to restore peace and order in the universities of Hungary, in the interests of the nation.

Minister of Education Homan today received a deputation from the Jewish community, which demanded adequate government protection for Jewish students. The Minister reassured the delegation and pointed to the strongly worded reply the government had given the anti-Semitic student organizations, as evidence that the government was doing everything in its power to end the student disturbances.

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