SYDNEY, Australia (Jul. 27)
The Student Representative Council of Sydney University suspended today Michael McDermott, editor of the student journal, “Honi Soit,” as an outgrowth of a controversy over publication of articles prepared by the Australian Nazi party.
The Student Council had protested publication of the articles while material against the Australian Nazis was not published. The student newspaper also carried an editorial charging that Jewish groups were trying to prevent publication of information about Nazi policies in the student paper.
From Melbourne, it was reported today that boys in school uniforms of the Swinburne Technical College there were seen parading in a suburb wearing swastika armbands. Two leaflets based on material prepared by the Swedish anti-Semite, Einar Aarburg, were placed in mailboxes in Elwood, a suburb heavily populated by Jews. A Jewish businessman reported he had received a threatening anti-Semitic letter telling him to get out of Australia.