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‘Asylum’ request focusing attention on anti-Semitism in Sweden

Annika Hernroth-Rothstein at a pro-Israel demonstration on Nov. 22, 2012 in Stockholm. (Anders Henrikson)

(JTA) — With an asylum application to her own homeland, Annika Hernroth-Rothstein was hoping to draw attention to the problem of anti-Semitism in Sweden. Hernroth-Rothstein acknowledges the bid is “absurd” — but it’s working, having garnered international media coverage and stirring debate. “EU statutes provide that asylum be granted to… Read more »