Anti-Semitism: Germany sees ‘10% jump in offences’ in 2018

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Source: BBC News

The German government has revealed a sharp increase in the number of anti-Semitic offences recorded last year.

Crime data, detailed in German media on Wednesday, says 1,646 crimes were linked to a hatred of Jews in 2018 – showing a yearly increase of 10%.

It comes just a day after French politicians spoke out about a sharp rise of incidents in their own country.

French Interior minister, Christophe Castaner, has warned that anti-Semitism is “spreading like poison”.

Over the weekend there were a series of anti-Semitic incidents reported in central Paris – including Swastika vandalism on post-boxes featuring a holocaust survivor’s portrait.

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Categories: Anti-Semitism, Europe, Germany

1 reply

  1. Just to state again: Muslims should not – cannot be anti-semitic. We it Islamic law that Muslim men are permitted to marry Jewish ladies. How can we be anti-semitic if we can create joint families?

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