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Roumanian Students Resume Pogroms

April 23, 1923
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The pogrom wave is spreading through all Roumanian universities. The excesses which started at the Bucharest University yesterday have been continued today. In spite of the military guard which surrounded the University, serious fights went on within the university grounds between the followers of the anti-Semitic Professor Cuza and the Jewish students. The President of the University, who tried to intervene, was insulted by the Roumanian students.

Forty Jewish students were seriously wounded in the fight, among them the scholar Hershkovici. The Jews were finally driven to the street where they received police protection. The excesses were repeated in the afternoon.

A report from Czernowitz states that the Chief of Police Manescu resigned because the cooperation accorded to him by the government in his efforts to suppress the excesses is declared by him to have been insufficient.

Lectures in the Czernowitz University have been suspended and Jewish students are being forcibly ejected from the University.

Reports from Klausenburg indicate that the situation there is more quiet.

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