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Former Hungarian Minister of Justice Arrested for Protesting Anti-jewish Measures

The Stockholm newspaper Svenska Morgonbladet reports today that the Vice-President of the Protestant World Association and former Hungarian Minister of Justice, Professor William Paul Tomosanyi, has been arrested by the Nazis and thrown into a concentration camp for protesting energetically against the anti-Jewish policy decreed by the Nazis in Hungary and by the puppet Hungarian Government.

Professor Tomosanyi was said to have objected particularly to the Government’s decree ordering Jews to live in districts threatened by air raids, such as districts near railway stations and armaments factories. According to Svenska Morgonbladet, Professor Tomscayi held the post of Government Commissioner for Eastern Hungary until the puppet cabinet took over when he was dismissed immediately.