Friday, August 15, 2014

Spain: anti-semitism attack against Jewish tourists

The continued and increasing anti-semitic attacks signal a renewed hatred of Jews and Israel.  No longer content to speak ill of Jews in private the public condemnations and calls for genocide are becoming louder, acts of vandalism are much more common and much more dangerous.

From El Periodico August 13

Painted and flat tires on Sort a group of Israeli tourists

A group of Israeli wins Wednesday vandalismin Lleida population Sort(culd). Specifically vehicles this group of tourists have been painted with the word 'murderers' and suffered punctures on wheels. The cars were parked on a street between the Mossos d'Esquadra and the fire station. The six 4x4 damaged owned by a leading tour operator organized groups to the region. Sort Mayor, Llàtzer Sibis, had lodged a complaint and assured that he trusts that it is an isolated incident.

The Police have opened an investigation. Catalunya is considered a top destination for tourism from Israel, with about 15,000 visitors a year, 18% of foreign tourists of Aigues Tortes National Park.

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