POLAND: Riot in Warsaw

For four nights last week the heart of Warsaw echoed to the whomp and hiss of exploding tear-gas bombs, the thud of rubber truncheons on human flesh and the taunting cries of "Gestapo, Gestapo," that came from the throats of thousands of rioting Polish university students. It was the most serious civil disturbance since the bloody Poznan rebellion of last year.

The riots started when 2,000 students met at the big student hostelry on downtown Narutowicza Square to protest the action of Wladyslaw Gomulka's press-control office in banning the country's boldest and best-known crusading student weekly, Po Prostu (Plain Speaking)....

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