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Spanish police detain three individuals suspected of trafficking drone parts to Hezbollah

The investigation was initiated in Spain, where police officers detected Spanish companies owned by Lebanese-born citizens trading in large quantities of parts and components for military drones able to carry explosives.

Adidas ‘revising’ campaign for 1972 Munich Olympics shoe that features Bella Hadid

Adidas said it will revise a campaign that features Palestinian-American Bella Hadid modeling a sneaker recalling the 1972 Munich Olympics — the Games where 11 Israelis died in a terror attack by a Palestinian terrorist group.

Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain asks Spanish Congress for an institutional declaration against antisemitism

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain (FCJE) asked the Spanish Congress of Deputies to prevent antisemitic statements from being made in Parliament and to approve an institutional declaration against antisemitism.

According to survey, 77% of Jews in Hamburg said they faced antisemitism in 2023

Trust in the police was notably low among victims of antisemitism, with only 32% expressing confidence in law enforcement authorities in the city.

Antisemitic gang attacks participants of Pride Parade in Sweden wearing Stars of David

Attendees of an LGBTQ+ pride event in Malmö, Sweden wearing Stars of David were attacked by an antisemitic and homophobic gang that hurled insults at the victims while assaulting them.

Anne Frank statue in Amsterdam defaced with ‘Gaza’ graffiti

Amsterdam councilor Stijn Nijssen said that it was shameful to draw attention to the Palestinian cause by defacing the Holocaust memorial in the Rivierenbuurt neighborhood park.

Jewish Community of Lisbon denies antisemitism claims against EU Council incoming President António Costa

The Jewish Community of Lisbon (CIL) made a statement asserting that they have never experienced any sign or manifestation of antisemitism from António Costa, the former Prime Minister of Portugal and incoming EU Council President.

Almost 1,000 Jews ask for compensation for expropriated property in Lithuania

Around 90 percent of Lithuania’s pre-war Jewish population of about 208,000 was killed by Nazis and local collaborators between 1941 and 1944.

Berlin bans red triangle symbol used by Hamas to mark targets

The motion passed in the state senate said the scarlet arrow icon represents an immediate threat to Jews and to people committed to the freedom and security of Israel and should be banned at protests and in the context of the Middle East conflict.

A man has been found guilty of harassing Jewish passangers on a train in London

He threatened them, saying he would “smack you across the head” and called them “a bunch of killers, a bunch of child molesters.”

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