Antisemitism

“Anti-Semitism is not a Jewish problem. It is a societal problem. It is a sign of societal disease”.

“We are like the canary in the mine”

“Anti-Semitism is not a Jewish problem. It is a societal problem. It is a sign of societal disease”, says Maurice Sosnowski, a spokesman for the Belgian Jewish community. Øyvind Strømmen July 2014: Two […]

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The Toulouse and Montauban Attacks

The Toulouse and Montauban Attacks

Between 11 and 19 March 2012, the 23-year-old French-Algerian petty criminal Mohammed Merah committed three gun attacks in the French cities of Montauban and Toulouse. Øyvind Strømmen The first two attacks targeted French […]

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Understanding Svoboda

“Svoboda was part of the Ukrainian revolution, but it was not their revolution.” HSI has spoken to Swedish historian Per Anders Rudling, an expert on Ukrainian and Belarusian nationalism. Øyvind Strømmen With the […]

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Protesters perform a "quenelle" during the Collective Day of Anger, supported among others by the conservative Printemps Francais (French Spring) movement and the fundamentalist christian group Civitas, to protest against the French President's policy, in Paris, France, on January 26, 2014. Photo: Renaud Khanh/ABACAPRESS.COM/SCANPIX

“Quenelle” fad: Jews beware

Anti-Semitism is very much alive in France, as shown by a violent far-right protest that drew some Muslim support and by an insulting arm gesture whose popularity is spreading like wildfire. Øyvind Strømmen In […]

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