European Union's Monitoring Centre on Racism: Attacks on Jews in Europe on the Rise

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The European Union's European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC) releases a report on anti-Semitism. It concludes that attacks on Jews in Europe are rising, and while much of the problem is due to youths of North African descent, the biggest source of anti-Semitism is young white people.

According to the report:

"Although it is not easy to generalise, the largest group of perpetrators...appears to be young, disaffected white Europeans. A further source of anti-Semitism...was young Muslims of North African or Asian extraction. Traditionally anti-Semitic groups on the extreme right played a part in stirring opinion."


Brussels Minute: Racism & Xenophobia

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