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Swedes form 'ring of peace' around Stockholm synagogue Hundreds in Stockholm formed a "ring of peace" around a synagogue in a show of solidarity, following the latest anti-Semitic incident in Europe that saw two people killed in separate attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month. The initiative follows a … Read more on i24news

Abbas visits Stockholm after Swedes recognise Palestinian statehood Sweden's ties with Israel have nosedived however as a result with Tel Aviv recalling its ambassador to Stockholm. Most western European countries have yet to follow suit although the UN General Assembly approved de-facto recognition in 2012. Bilateral … Read more on euronews

Group Urges Swedes To Evade Subway Fares, And Even Insures Against Fines On a weekday morning, students in backpacks and winter coats stream out of the university subway station in Stockholm. Some people have set up a booth here with a hot pink logo of a man jumping a turnstile, and a sign that says…

Stockholm: Thousands of Swedes rally against anti-Semitism STOCKHOLM – A representative of the World Jewish Congress was present at a demonstration against growing anti-Semitism in Stockholm today. WJC CEO Robert Singer was one of more than a thousand people who took part in the Kippah Walk organized … Read more on World Jewish Congress

ArcticEvening Stockholm 05.05 – Bringing the Swedes some Finnish affection The Arctic15 bus just doesn't stop rolling. Well it doesn't have to because it's purely metaphorical.. What isn't metaphorical is our supremely awesome editor-in-chief Greg Anderson who will be leading proceedings at our ArcticEvening in Stockholm on … Read more on ArcticStartup

Swedes take to the streets to protest neo-Nazi attack in Stockholm suburb The events were organized as reaction against an incident last Sunday when neo-Nazis hurled bottles, torches and firecrackers against a smaller anti-racism rally in Stockholm's suburb of Karrtorp. Police detained 28 people after the attack, in which … Read more on CTV News

Swedes shaken by second night of riots in Stockholm suburb triggered by police … HUSBY, Sweden — Some 200 youths hurled rocks at police and set cars ablaze in a largely immigrant suburb of Stockholm on Tuesday, the second day of rioting triggered by the fatal police shooting of a man wielding a knife. Dozens…

Swedes behind teddy bear drop summoned by Belarus' KGB, have 10 days to … STOCKHOLM — Belarus' top security agency — the KGB — has summoned a Swedish advertising team for questioning after the group air-dropped hundreds of parachute-wearing teddy bears that carried pro-human rights messages onto the soil of the … Read more on…