Israeli communities on the border with Lebanon went on “strike” to demand compensation for damages suffered during the recent war with Hezbollah. Seven frontier farming villages announced Sunday that they were suspending tax and utilities payments until they receive long-delayed government payouts for lost harvests and buildings damaged by Hezbollah attacks in the 34-day conflict.
Vandals painted a swastika on the Holocaust memorial in Minsk on Monday. A spokesman for the police said vandals also left anti-Semitic leaflets at the Yama memorial, signed by the White Russian Front for Aryan Resistance, a previously unknown group.
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