Denmark arrested neo-Nazi over Jewish cemetery attack

Danish police have arrested a prominent neo-Nazi activist and an alleged accomplice after 84 Jewish tombstones were vandalised in the city of Randers.

Jacob Vullum Andersen, 38, is a leader of the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), which is also active in Sweden.

He and a 27-year-old suspect have been charged with gross vandalism and a hate crime offence. The cemetery desecration happened on 9 November, exactly 81 years after Nazi anti-Jewish Kristallnacht violence.

There were also antisemitic incidents in four other places in Denmark, involving Nazi-style Star of David stickers and graffiti.


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