Norway's Muslims form protective human ring around synagogue

February 22, 2015 2:29 AM

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Oslo: More than 1000 Muslims formed a human shield around Oslo's synagogueto offer symbolic protection to the city's Jewish community and condemned an attack on a synagogue in neighbouring Denmark last weekend.

Chanting "No to anti-semitism, no to Islamophobia", a group of Norway's Muslims formed what they called a ring of peace on Saturday, a week after Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, a Danish-born son of Palestinian immigrants, killed two people at a synagogue and an event promoting free speech in Copenhage...

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