Sweden

  • Leader of Swedish Nazis Acquitted; Was Charged with Armed Threats

    Bjoern Ljndahl, 30, leader of a Swedish neo-Nazi group, was acquitted today by a Stockholm court on changes of armed threats against law and order and of carrying on an illegal organization. Lundahl and six followers were arrested last month in a police raid in which a cache of weapons was found, as well as… More ▸

  • Leader of Swedish Nazis Committed for Trial; Plotted to Kill Jews

    Bjoern Lundahl, the 30-year-old Swedish Nazi, was committed yesterday for trial on charges of being “an armed threat to law and order” after pleading not guilty. Lundahl was arrested two weeks ago after a police raid which uncovered a Nazi ring that had documented plans to kill all Swedish Jews and which had allegedly conducted… More ▸

  • Chief Rabbi of Sweden Dies of Heart Attack Caused by Naziplot

    Chief Rabbi Kurt Wilhelm of Stockholm died today after a heart attack reportedly caused by disclosure last week of plans of a Swedish Nazi gang to kill all Swedish Jews. Dr. Wilhelm, who had been Chief Rabbi since 1948, was 65. The Nazis had repeatedly accused him of anti-Christian activities. Born in Magdeburg, Germany, Dr…. More ▸

  • Swedish Policeman Suspended for Link to Nazi Plot to Kill Jews

    The investigation into a Swedish Nazi gang last week brought today the suspension of a Stockholm policeman on charges he was connected with the organization. Seven men, including Sweden’s top Nazi, Bjoern Lundahl, are under arrest. Lundahl has been charged with high treason in the continuing probe. Two arms caches, tape recordings linking the Nazi… More ▸

  • Leader of Swedish Nazis Charged by Prosecutor with High Treason

    Bjorn Lundahl, leador of the Swedish Nazis arrested last week after police discovered a cache of weapons at their headquarters and a list of Swedish Jewish leaders marked for assassination, was charged by Sweden’s Chief Prosecutor today with high treason. The prosecutor requested that Lundahl and six other alleged Nazis arrested with him be held… More ▸

  • Jewish Communities in Sweden Express Alarm over Nazi Plot on Jews

    The Central Council of Swedish Jewish Communities today expressed its alarm over the discovery of a ring of active Nazis rounded up by police last week. The Council appealed to the Government to increase its vigilance against Nazism. The Nazi gang rounded up last week, resulting in six arrests, was found to have had a… More ▸

  • Plot to Kill Jews in Sweden Revealed; Premier Condemns Nazi Ring

    Police reported today that documents seized in a raid on an armed Nazi anti-Semitic sabotage and spy group included Nazi death sentences on Swedish Jewish leaders and detailed plans to annihilate Swedish Jewry. A statement expressing the Government’s reaction to the Nazi group, “deploring” its existence and terming the existence of a Nazi ring as… More ▸

  • Anti-semitic Spy Group Uncovered in Stockholm; Arrests Made

    An armed Nazi anti-Semitic sabotage and spy group was uncovered yesterday by Stockholm police who arrested five leaders, including Bjoern Lundahl, Sweden’s top Nazi. Two arms caches also were found. Police said that Lundahl allegedly spied for the Egyptian Embassy here, submitting information on the Israel Embassy and data on staff lectures at the Embassy,… More ▸

  • Pro-nazi Students in Sweden Counter Jews by Singing Nazi Songs

    A spokesman for the Stockholm Students Union said today that a number of pro-Nazi members might be expelled from the group for singing anti-Semitic Nazi songs at a students function at Stockholm University. The incident occurred when some students sang the Israeli folk song “Hava Nagila.” The pro-Nazi students, some of them members of the… More ▸