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ANTI-JEWISH DISORDERS WHICH OCCURRED NOV. 16 AT BUDAPEST UNIVERSITY WERE NOT SERIOUS AND WERE QUICKLY SUPPRESSED BY THE POLICE, HUNGARIAN MINISTER CONSTANTIN MASIREVICH STATED TODAY TO THE JEWISH TELEGRAPHIC AGENCY. NINETEEN OF FORTY DEMONSTRATORS ARRESTED WILL BE TRIED FOR DISTURBING THE PEACE, HE SAID.

“AS REGARDS MY GOVERNMENT’S ATTITUDE TO SUCH INCIDENTS,” DR. MASIREVICH DECLARED, “I WOULD EMPHATICALLY ASSURE YOU THAT THE HUNGARIAN GOVERNMENT DEEPLY DEPLORE ANY MANIFESTATIONS OF ANTI-JEWISH FEELING, AND THE AUTHORITIES HAVE STRICT ORDERS TO SUPPRESS ANY INCIDENTS AND TO PROCEED WITH THE FULL VIGOR OF THE LAW AGAINST THE CULPRITS.”

(A J.T.A. BUDAPEST DISPATCH SAID THE DISORDERS TOOK PLACE IN THE PHYSIOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF THE BUDAPEST UNIVERSITY FOLLOWING A RUMOR THAT JEWISH STUDENTS WOULD AGAIN BE ALLOWED TO OBTAIN THEIR DEGREES. A DOZEN STUDENTS ATTEMPTED TO FORCE THEIR WAY INTO THE CENTRAL BUILDING OF THE UNIVERSITY, BUT THE AUTHORITIES TOOK TIMELY MEASURES TO PREVENT ANY SERIOUS INCIDENTS. MORE SERIOUS ANTI-JEWISH DISORDERS OCCURRED AT THE FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY. THE ANTI-SEMITIC STUDENTS ATTACKED THEIR JEWISH COLLEAGUES AND SANG NAZI SONGS NINETEEN ANTI-SEMITIC STUDENTS WERE ARRESTED.)

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