Sweden teaching young refugees about the Holocaust

Civil society organisations in Sweden are taking on the challenge of helping students and teachers learn about the Holocaust and fight antisemitism.

PM Stefan Löfven addresses Swedish Jewish community on Holocaust Remembrance Day

PM Stefan Löfven addressed the Jewish community of Sweden at the Great Synagogue in Stockholm, in a ceremony marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Swedish Jewish politician’s house burned in suspected hate crime

The house of a politician who has been the target of antisemitic harassment was set on fire in the Southern Swedish city of Lund. 

Swedish prosecutors appeal decision not to deport Gazan who firebombed synagogue

Swedish prosecutors appealed to their country’s Supreme Court against a lower tribunal’s decision not to deport a Palestinian immigrant who firebombed a synagogue.

Swedish far-right party submits motion calling for circumcision ban

The far right Sweden Democrats party submitted a draft motion calling for a ban on non-medical circumcision of boys, which the text defined as “backward child abuse."

Swedish court prevents deportation of Palestinian who firebombed a synagogue

A Swedish court of appeals overturned a deportation order against a Palestinian man who firebombed a synagogue, saying he would be "in danger from Israel" because of his crime if sent to the Palestinian Authority.

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