18 Lwow Student Groups Banned in Slaying of Jewish Youth

Education Minister Swietoslawski today dissolved 18 student organizations at Lwow University because of an evasive reply to his request that they express condemnation of the recent slaying of a Jewish student, Marcus Landesberg, by Nationalist students.

The Government newspaper Gazeta Polska demanded editorially that stringent measures be taken to restore order at Polish universities. The newspaper denounced the violence, declaring crime was rampant where a “high standard of moral conduct should reign.” It asserted that the recent message by Education Minister Swietoslawski to Lwow University, assailing the “decadent atmosphere” that led to the slaying, must be regarded as only a prelude to further action against groups guilty of criminal acts.

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