Norwegian Muslims to form ‘peace ring’ around Oslo synagogue

February 18, 2015 6:00 PM

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A 17-year-old Muslim in Norway is organizing a human ring around an Oslo synagogue Saturday in hopes of extinguishing "the prejudices people have against Jews and against Muslims."

"We think that after the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen, it is the perfect time for us Muslims to distance ourselves from the harassment of Jews that is happening," Hajrad Arshad, the organizer, told Norway's state broadcaster NRK.

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