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Riot Reports Suppressed by Poland

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The editions of eight daily newspapers—four Jewish and four Polish—were confiscated by the authorities here today for reporting details of the anti-Jewish riots which took place during the last few days in a number of Polish towns and in which approximately 100 Jews were injured.

The Jewish papers affected are: The Haint, the Volkszeitung, Dos Wort and Unser Presse.


The authorities informed the publishers that the confiscation of the paper is due to the reports which they published on the anti-Jewish outbreaks in Grodno, where sixty Jews were injured and one stabbed to death, and in Suwalki, a city sixty-five miles from Grodno, where more than twenty Jews suffered injuries.

A Jewish delegation from Grodno arrived in Warsaw today to appeal to the Minister of Interior for safety. The delegation brought along a memorandum to be submitted to the Minister giving the details of the riots in which many Jewish houses were demolished.

Together with the memorandum the delegation will also submit to the Minister a list of more than 300 Jews whose property suffered damages as a result of the riots. The list was compiled by the Jewish Community of Grodno.

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