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Swedes in 'ring of peace' synagogue protest
A human shield of up to a 1000 Swedes staged a protest against extremism outside the Stockholm synagogue Friday in response to the Copenhagen shootings earlier this month in which two people died.
The protest aimed to show that Muslims "strongly condemn all types of extremism and reject all types of hatred and hatred of Jews", organizers wrote on Facebook.
"From our perspective, as Jews, it is very important that we feel that we are not alone," said Petra Kahn Nord, secretary-general of Sweden's Jewish Youth Association prior to making a speech.
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