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Swedish Politician Quits Following Anti-Semitic Facebook Post

A Swedish politician resigned following sharp criticism after he wrote on Facebook that "Jewish pigs" are responsible for mass murders in Gaza, according to the English language Swedish website The Local.

Omar Omeirat, Social Democrat candidate for the town council of Filipstad, central Sweden, gave a speech in the town on Friday evening advocating diversity and openness.