British Students Protest “ghetto” Benches in Poland
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British Students Protest “ghetto” Benches in Poland

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“GHETTO” BENCHES IN POLISH UNIVERSITIES WERE PROTESTED TODAY BY THE NATIONAL UNION OF STUDENTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES IN A LETTER TO THE POLISH AMBASSADOR HERE. THE LETTER STATES: “IT IS OF SUPREME IMPORTANCE THAT UNIVERSITIES HOLD FAST TO THE PRINCIPLES OF JUSTICE AND EQUALITY WITH ABSOLUTE FIRMNESS IN THE TREATMENT OF STUDENTS WITHOUT PARTIALITY AS TO RACE OR CREED.”

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