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  אב 5, 5774 , 01/08/14

Holland: The Hague Residents Call for Firing of Mayor

Many of the residents of the the city of The Hague in the Netherlands have called for the firing of the mayor, following his expressing to media outlets that the pro-Palestinian demonstrations that called for anti-Semitism, and included exhibitions of the Nazi salute, did not cross a red line, and so he refrained from taking actions to stop them.

According to residents who come out in favor of Israel, during an anti-Semitic demonstration in The Hague last week, where slogans such as "Death to Jews", were called out, and where the Nazi salute was performed, no effort was made to bring the perpetrators to justice.  Not only did the police make no arrests, but the city's took it a step further when he told local media outlets that 'No red lines have been crossed."

According to campaign leaders, the very fact that no lines had been crossed was sufficient proof that the lines had indeed been crossed. "The call for genocide crossed legal lines, and is the final line," the group stated in a petition it will be bringing before The Hague's parliament in a few days.

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