Research published by Gatestone Institute concludes Swedish municipality official use local taxes to endorse anti-Semitic groups, so when anti-Semitic scandals occur in their cities, those city officials tasked with addressing the hate-crimes are often the very same officials responsible for distributing the funding that led to them.
By Itamar Eichner
Sweden’s municipalities and government are directly and indirectly funding anti-Semitic organizations, according to a research conducted by Gatestone Institute for International Relations.
The research was published by Nima Gholam Ali Pour, a member of the board of education in the Swedish city of Malmö, as well as a participant of several Swedish Middle East teams. Continue Reading »
Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallström, staunchly anti-Israel, is scheduled to arrive in Israel and travel to the Palestinian Authority on Thursday, was officially informed that top Israeli officials have no time for her.
By Itamar Eichner
The Israeli government has decided to shun Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström’s upcoming visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority on Thursday.
Wallström is a vocal critic of Israel and has made several controversial statements in the past. Her government also holds one-sided pro-Palestinian positions. She previously accused Israel of conducting “extrajudicial executions” of Palestinians committing terror attacks and seemed to imply that there was a connection between Islamist terrorism in Europe and the “desperate situation” of the Palestinians. Continue Reading »
Israel’s PM denounces the Swedish FM’s attempt to delegitimize the response of Israeli security forces for shooting at Palestinian terrorists as they attempt to knife Jews to death.
By Nitsan Keidar
Prime Minister Binaymin Netanyahu on Thursday night responded for the first time to the latest inflammatory comments of Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom against Israel, which were made on Tuesday.
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom – Reuters
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Wallstrom called to investigate the Jewish state for “executing” Palestinian Arabs, in an attempt to delegitimize the actions of security forces killing Arab terrorists as they conduct an attack. Killing the terrorists is often a matter of life or death in preventing further victims, as in many cases the terrorists continue attacking after being shot
Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom’s remarks during a session of parliament distracted attention away from the victims of terrorism and the horrific acts of Palestinian terrorists, by focusing blame on the Jewish State.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Sweden’s foreign minister is apparently mastering the craft of angering Israel when the opportunity arises.
Last month, Israel condemned as “shockingly hostile” comments by Margot Wallstrom that seemed to link the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with the ISIS-backed terrorist attacks in Paris.
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom – Photo: AFP
In October, Wallstrom irked Israel with a tweet about the wave of terror sweeping the country. Continue Reading »