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Hungarian Government Charged with Evasion of Numerus Clausus Promise

April 21, 1927
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)

The question of the Numerus Clausus law in Hungary was raised by a number of democratic deputies at yesterday’s session of the Chamber. Complaints were made that the Government was doing nothing to carry into effect the promise given to the League of Nations in Geneva, that the Numerus Clausus law would before long be withdrawn, and similar assurances given during the Parliamentary elections to the electorate.

Deputy Bela Fabian, one of the Jewish deputies, said that the speakers for the Government party during the electoral campaign had been very liberal with their promises. The electors had been urged to vote for the Government unity party, so that it should have an undisputed majority in Parliament, and the abolition of the Numerus Clausus law would follow. Now that the elections were over and the Government had a safe majority, there was no further thought for the abolition of the Numerus Clausus law.

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