GayandRight

My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (www.freethinkingfilms.com)

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Anti-semitism a feature of everyday life in the Netherlands...

We blogged several weeks earlier that the word 'Jew' is now an insult in Germany...
Anti-Semitic insults and expressions had "tended
to become a feature of everyday life in Holland, a pan-European anti-racism commission said in a report released Tuesday.

According to the Strasbourg-based European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), these insults “reflect in part a similar trend in Holocaust denial, notably among the younger generations."

The report said that the word "Jew" is increasingly used as an insult and different aspects of the Holocaust are reportedly questioned in everyday situations, including in schools.

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