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, according to Swedish police and videos circulated on social media.

The incident came amid an ongoing surge in antisemitic incidents across Europe following the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas’ Oct. 7 massacre across southern Israel.

Swedish police confirmed that pro-Israel participants of the Malmö Pride Parade wearing and displaying rainbow garments and flags with the Star of David embossed on them were stopped, harassed, and assaulted while walking through the streets of the city.

Police have opened an investigation into the case.

Video circulated on social media showed men driving up alongside the pride marchers, verbally harassing them. They then exited the vehicle and were joined by others.

The assailants shoved the pro-Israel attendees and attempted to snatch one of their rainbow Israeli flags while calling them “f—king f—gots” and asking if they “support killing children.”


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