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Danes Warned Against Spread of Anti-semitism

January 14, 1936
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Increasing Nazi anti-Jewish agitation today prompted the Bishop of Copenhagen in company with three professors of the University of Copenhagen to issue a statement through the official Danish press agency, Ritzauburo, demanding that the Government suppress anti-Semitic literature.

The statement, signed by Fuglsang Damgaard, Bishop Copenhagen, and Professors Aage Bentzon, Johannes Pedersenn and Federik Torm, counseled the Danes against “lying anti-Jewish tales” such as the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. The statement warned against the spreading of race hatred against a part of the Danish people.

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