American Jewish Congress Demands Martial Law in Poland to Halt Disorders

THE AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS DEMANDED TODAY THAT THE POLISH GOVERNMENT DECLARE MARTIAL LAW AND USE ITS MILITARY FORCES TO HALT ANTI-JEWISH DISORDERS, AND ALSO TO IMPOSE ON ORGANIZATIONS AND ORGANS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANTI-JEWISH INCITEMENT THE SAME CENSORSHIP APPLIED TO THE JEWISH PRESS.

IN A TELEGRAM TO COUNT POTOCKI, POLISH MINISTER AT WASHINGTON, DR. STEPHEN S. WISE, PRESIDENT OF THE CONGRESS, PROTESTED THE GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE TO CURB RIOTING OF THE PAST FOUR DAYS IN WARSAW AND ASKED ACTION TO “FULFILL IMMEDIATELY ITS OFT-RENEWED GUARANTEES THAT IT STANDS PREPARED TO PROTECT POLISH JEWRY AGAINST PHYSICAL VIOLENCE.”

DR. WISE ALSO TELEGRAPHED SECRETARY OF STATE CORDELL HULL AND ASKED HIM TO “MAKE FRIENDLY REPRESENTATIONS NOW” TO THE POLISH GOVERNMENT “TO PREVENT EVEN GREATER DISASTER.” HE ADDED. “THE WORD OF AMERICA CAN SAVE POLISH JEWRY AND THE GOOD NAME OF POLAND.”

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