Act to Curb Student Riots in Rumania
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Act to Curb Student Riots in Rumania

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The Minister of Interior today issued a statement to the press declaring that the government has taken necessary steps to prevent a repetition of the recent anti-Semitic student outbreaks.

“The majority of the student organizations denounce the activities of the few misled anti-Jewish students,” the Minister asserted.

The statement declares that those guilty of the anti-Jewish outbreaks last week will be court martialed. Disciplinary measures will also be taken against them by the university authorities.


Twenty-five of the students arrested in the recent anti-Jewish disorders were released today on bail pending further investigation.

The Jewish population in Rumania feels relieved by the strong attitude taken by the government against the anti-Semitic students. The Bucharest University, where the anti-Jewish riots started, is still closed. It will, however, reopen after the Easter holidays. The Jewish students there have been assured that they will no longer be molested in the classrooms and in the laboratories by anti-Jewish elements.

The important Bucharest daily Dimineata demands vigorous action on the part of the authorities against those responsible for the anti-Jewish attacks at the university and for the agitation against admitting new Jewish students.

The Cuzist Senator Mumumianu protested in the Senate against the police measures to curb the anti-Semitic students. The Minister of Education, M. Inculetz, replied that it is the duty of the police to see that order is preserved.

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