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  • Islamic Radio in Stockholm Guilty of Anti-semitic Line

    A Swedish jury has found Radio Islam, a non-profit, public access radio program broadcast in Stockholm, guilty on 21 counts of airing neo-Nazi and anti-Jewish propaganda, including denial of the Holocaust. Sentencing is expected next week and could result in the closure of the program, which is transmitted by a Moslem association. B’nai B’rith International… More ▸

  • U.S. Jewish Leader Accuses Sweden of Having a Pro-palestinian Tilt

    The president of B’nai B’rith International has confronted Sweden’s leaders with charges of bias toward the Arab cause in the Middle East conflict. Seymour Reich, who is also chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, met separately Monday with Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson and Foreign Minister Sten Andersson. He accused Sweden… More ▸

  • Three Arrested in Denmark with Ties to Terrorists

    A man and two women were arrested here Friday in connection with criminal activities said to benefit a Palestinian terrorist organization. A court ordered the suspects jailed for 13 days while police and the Danish intelligence agency, PET, prepare documentary evidence against them. They and 11 other suspects — who have been in custody for… More ▸

  • Danish Woman Expelled from Israel Was Linked to PLO Commando Squad

    A visiting Danish schoolteacher, arrested in Israel July 8 and subsequently expelled, was suspected of belonging to the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Force 17 commando squad and of planning a terrorist attack against civilians in Israel. According to the minutes of a court hearing released this week, Ulla Lyngsby, 25, was charged with membership in Force… More ▸

  • Arrest of Danish Woman in Israel Sparks Rumors, Negative Feelings

    The case of Ulla Lyngsby, a 25-year-old Danish schoolteacher arrested in Israel and allegedly harassed by security agents, is generating anti-Israel sentiment in the Danish news media and a swarm of rumors. Donations are being solicited to pay for legal action charging Israel with violations of human rights. Lyngsby may have been involved in a… More ▸

  • Sweden Will Continue to Allow the Kosher Slaughter of Poultry

    Sweden will continue to allow the kosher slaughter of poultry, which was to have been banned there beginning Saturday. The Swedish government decision was reported to the European Jewish Congress, the European branch of the World Jewish Congress, by Jan-Erik Levy, executive director of the Jewish community of Stockholm. He thanked the group for its… More ▸

  • Danish Police Uncover Arms Cache Linked to Pro-palestinian Group

    The discovery here of an arms cache Danish police said was sufficient to start a small war has resulted in the arrests of 10 people suspected of staging robberies in support of a Syrian-based Palestinian terrorist organization. The suspects are all Danish nationals, one of them born in Jordan. They were remanded in custody for… More ▸

  • Sweden Prosecutes ‘radio Islam’ for Anti-semitic Broadcasts

    The attorney general of Sweden filed charges last week against an Islamic radio station there for stirring up anti-Semitic feelings in its broadcasts, the World Jewish Congress has reported. Attorney General Hans Stark filed the charges March 21 against Radio Islam, which is broadcast by a Moslem association in Stockholm. His move followed complaints by… More ▸

  • Sweden Postpones Move to Ban the Kosher Slaughter of Poultry

    Intervention by American rabbinical groups has staved off for the present a Swedish government ban on the slaughtering of kosher poultry. Last week, a delegation of leaders of three Orthodox bodies made an emergency visit to the Swedish consul general in New York to gain time for Swedish Jews to continue the practice of shehita… More ▸

  • IDF Apologizes for Shooting Two Norwegian Unifil Soldiers

    Israel apologized Tuesday for wounding two Norwegian soldiers of the U.N. peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon. The Israel Defense Force expressed “sincere regrets” over the incident, which occurred Saturday near Blatt village in the eastern sector of the southern Lebanon security zone. According tow the IDF, and Israeli patrol opened fire on suspicious figures moving… More ▸