Polish Socialist Students Join Jews in “stand-up” Strike

Polish Socialist students joined Jewish classmates today in their “stand-up” strike at Warsaw University against assignment of the Jewish students to “ghetto” benches in classrooms.

Rather than occupy the benches, which had been plastered with yellow handbills by anti-Semitic Nationalists, the Jewish students yesterday elected to stand during lectures.

The “stand-up” strike spread from Warsaw University to other schools in Poland where efforts are being made to enforce segregation of Jewish students.

Disorders arising from the segregation efforts resulted injuries yesterday to a Jewish student in the Warsaw University medical school.

Two students were sentenced to eight months imprisonment each for participating in disorders, but execution of the sentences was postponed for five years.

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