Simon Wiesenthal Center says…

The famous Simon Wiesenthal Center has said it fears the recent attacks against Jews in Copenhagen and Paris could be the start of a “pan-European epidemic” as it called for a Europe-wide conference against Antisemitism.

The prominent Jewish rights group said the recent shootings in Copenhagen followed the same pattern as the Islamist attacks in Paris last month, and were directed at “freedom of expression activists, police and Jewish institutions.”

“Paris and Copenhagen are bound to be precedents for a pan-European epidemic. Condemnation is insufficient,” the group said in the statement, addressed to European Council President Donald Tusk.

It called on Tusk to organize a conference to “combat anti-Semitism on every front.”

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