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January 25, 2015 / 5 Shevat, 5775
 
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Swede Hospitalized After Flying Israeli Flag

Anti-Semitism continues unabated in Swedish city; Local authorities refuse funding for security protection
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Malmo, Sweden, where Muslims are a rapidly growing minority.

Malmo, Sweden, where Muslims are a rapidly growing minority.
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A man who hung an Israeli flag outside his window in the Swedish city of Malmö was severely beaten for it and taken to the hospital, police said.

Several unidentified men assaulted the 38-year-old man with metal bars after they hurled a stone at his window on Sunday evening, the Svenska Dagbladet daily reported Monday. The victim was not identified by name.

The man went downstairs after the stone hit the window, where a group of men caused him serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to Malmö Police spokesperson Linda Pleym.

“He was attacked because of the flag,” she said.

The man managed to escape his attackers and was found by passersby lying down on an adjacent street. Paramedics rushed him to medical treatment in an ambulance. Police have no suspects in custody.

Several hundred Jews live in Malmö, a city of approximately 300,000 where a third of the population is made up of people who were born in Muslim countries or whose parents were born in those countries.

Several dozen anti-Semitic attacks occur in Malmö annually, according to community leaders and police, including repeated attacks on Jewish institutions.

Across Europe, attacks against Jews increase during periods of unrest connected to Israel.

On April 16, the district of Skåne, where Malmö is located, declined the Jewish community’s request to increase the number of security cameras around Jewish buildings, according to Michael Gelvan, chairman of the Nordic Jewish Security Council, and Per-Erik Ebbestahl, director of safety and security in the City of Malmö.

The municipality supported the request, Ebbestahl said.

County officials did not reply to a request for further information by JTA.

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16 Responses to “Swede Hospitalized After Flying Israeli Flag”

  1. Europe is done…they have been invaded already and did nothing to prevent it or stop it…Best of luck.

  2. Zak Klein says:

    I condemn this attack upon an innocent Jew who was assaulted by provocative arab terrorists.

  3. Kenneth Funk says:

    Another example of Europe kissing satans ass!!!

  4. Attila Czako says:

    stupid swedes, now they are in minority in our country, idiots

  5. The Swedes and the muslims deserve each other! Wait until they discover it will be too late for them too!

  6. The Swedes and the muslims deserve each other! Wait until they discover it will be too late for them too!

  7. The Swedes and the muslims deserve each other! Wait until they discover it will be too late for them too!

  8. Jim Buckley says:

    Sounds like Sweden needs to deport all of their muzzies as well!

  9. Aron Safran says:

    Multiculturalism, anyone?

  10. Joyce Myers says:

    Seem arabs make trouble no matter where they live..shame on them

  11. Sounds like you need to stop painting everyone with the same brush and be realistic.

  12. Sounds like you need to stop painting everyone with the same brush and be realistic.

  13. Sweden needs to crack down on the Muslims there and start protecting their Jewish residents

  14. Sweden needs to crack down on the Muslims there and start protecting their Jewish residents

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