Marked Rise in Attacks on Jews in Europe in 2006

[Ha'aretz] Amiram Barkat - 2006 saw a substantial rise in the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Germany, Austria and the Scandinavian countries, according to the Global Forum Against Anti-Semitism. There were 360 anti-Semitic incidents in France in 2006, compared to 300 in 2005. Russia recorded 300 incidents in 2006 compared to 250 the preceding year, and Austria saw a jump from 50 incidents to 83 last year. The Scandinavian countries saw 53 incidents in 2006, compared with the previous year's 35. The report cited a 60% rise in incidents in the Berlin area.

2007-01-29 01:00:00

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