Student Riot Again Closes Bucharestu.
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Student Riot Again Closes Bucharestu.

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Bucharest University was closed down today as a result of renewed anti-Jewish demonstrations, in which several Jewish students were injured.

The Minister of Education summoned a meeting of the presidents of all universities in Rumania to consider new regulations for preserving strict order in the universities and to prevent further anti-Jewish outbreaks. The meeting is scheduled to take place May 23.


The demonstrations against the Jewish students started in the Medical College of the University, which was reopened several days ago after a month’s suspension. Shouting “Down with the Jews,” anti-Semitic students attacked their Jewish colleagues, showing no mercy even to girl students.

Simultaneously with the anti-Jewish attacks on the university premises, Jewish passers-by were molested by anti-Semitic students in the vicinity of the university. The university building is now under a special police guard.

The authorities are disturbed by the fact that the university had to be closed down again a few days after it had been reopened. It appears that the anti-Semitic students are determined to continue their campaign against the Jewish students in order to force the government to bar Jews from the study of medicine.

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