City hall in Sweden to play ‘Schindler’s List’ theme for neo-Nazis meeting
The town hall of a Swedish city will play the theme from the Holocaust film “Schindler’s List” before and after a public meeting of a neo-Nazi party.
The Party of the Swedes was scheduled to hold a public rally in Norrkoping, in central Sweden, on Tuesday.
Over the weekend, a Party of the Swedes rally in Malmo led to clashes between counterprotesters and police; 10 people were injured. About 1,500 counterprotesters gathered at the site of the rally. Some threw smoke bombs and fire crackers while shouting “No Nazis on our streets,” according to The Local newspaper. The police horses trampled some counterdemonstrators.
Three people were arrested in connection with the violence in a city that annually experiences several dozen anti-Semitic incidents.
On Sunday in Gothenburg, the second largest city in Sweden, some 2,300 counterdemonstrators gathered to protest meetings of the neo-Nazi party, during which some threw fermenting fish at the meeting participants.