Saturday, January 30, 2010
Anti-Semitism in Malmo, Sweden
Ilmar Reepalu-Mayor of Malmo, Sweden
I am cross-posting this entry from the Orange County Independent Task Force on Anti-Semitism on the current situation in Malmo, Sweden. I have posted past articles on Malmo. It appears the Jewish residents are not only unsafe in Malmo, but do not have a sympathetic mayor.
Here is the original report (in Swedish) in the Skanska Dagbladet newspaper.
Fousesquawk comment: And the mayor had to make this statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
There is one important point missing in the article. It is not just Jewish families who are leaving Malmo; may non-Muslim residents have decided to get out of a city in which the Muslim population has all but taken over. It is not just their presence that is a problem because a peaceful Muslim population would be no cause for concern. Yet, the city is no longer safe and Muslim demonstrations have often turned violent.
"O Jews-The army of Mohammed is returning."
The scene above is from last March when Muslim protesters forced a Davis Cup tennis match between Sweden and Israel to be played in an empty arena. I also posted the below clip about Malmo last March.
How sad. During the Second World War, Denmark smuggled most of their Jews across the Baltic to Southern Sweden rather than hand them over to the Nazi occupiers (unlike many occupied countries that cooperated with the Germans in rounding up their own Jews for the death camps). It would be expected that the Swedes would be more supportive of their small number of Jewish residents. Alas, however, it is the squeaky wheel that gets the grease. The Muslims are more numerous, more vocal and many are ready to resort to violence and intimidation to get what they want from the host country.
And make no mistake; they are succeeding.