Breaking News: Antisemitism at Arab Book Fair in Malmö, Sweden Revealed at Wiesenthal Centre - ECCAR Zoom Meeting

October 27, 2020

"The Fair's official website offers a link to purchase, at the online bookstore,(Safahat Publishers of Syria) 'The Synagogue of Satan: The Secret History of Jewish World Domination'."

This outrage was sent by the Wiesenthal Centre to Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, demanding immediate action.

PARIS - The following outrage was shared with the Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, demanding immediate action.
Simon Wiesenthal Centre Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, today opened a zoom meeting on combating antisemitism in partnership with ECCAR, the over 150 municipality-member European Coalition of Cities Against Racism.
Samuels noted the Centre's annual monitoring of hate at international book fairs, focussing on the just-opened Arab Book Fair in Malmö, Sweden. "Due to its notoriety for Jew-hatred and the fact that local police had not arrested any of the perpetrators, the Centre's Associate Dean and Global Social Action Director Rabbi Abraham Cooper, in 2010, imposed a 'Travel Advisory' on Malmö."
The Malmo Arab Book Fair is now digital until 6 November but open with a physical calendar of events and displays from 30 October until 1 November.

The Fair's official website offers a link to purchase from an online bookstore (Safahat Publishers) "The Synagogue of Satan: The Secret History of Jewish World Domination" - by Andrew Carrington Hitchcock (translated by Adham Waheeb Matar), published by the Syrian publisher Dar Tomoz in 2019. See Arab Book Fair Malmo Official website in Arabic and Swedish:

About the author Andrew Carrington Hitchcock:
"Among British extremists identified by the Wiesenthal Centre is Andrew Carrington Hitchcock, who runs a radio show called Eurofolk Radio promoting antisemitism and white nationalism;"

Safahat Publishers is an online Arabic bookstore based in Sweden, which sells numerous other antisemitic titles as per the following Instagram post:

"May 15, The Nakba Anniversary - Rape of Palestine and the creation of the Usurping Zionist Entity....(We) are Coming Back"

The Fair's principal partner is the Swedish Arts Council (KulturRadet) and its venue is the Malmo Public library:

The Centre called upon ECCAR to take appropriate action as a case study for its member cities.

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center is one of the largest international Jewish human rights organizations with over 400,000 member families in the United States. It is an NGO at international agencies including the United Nations, UNESCO, the OSCE, the OAS, the Council of Europe and the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino).

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