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I CARE - - Spanish inquisition: Outcry after festival bans Jewish musician


I CARE - - News - Internet Centre Anti Racism Europe: In June lawmakers corrected an "historical mistake" by approving a law to allow the descendants of Spanish Jews expelled during the Spanish inquisition to claim dual citizenship. The move has provoked a strong reaction from the international press, with Time magazine writing about "the wave of anti-Semitism sweeping across Europe" and the Times of Israel citing a 2014 University of Tel Aviv report which found that "the rate of anti-Semitism in Spain is one of the highest in Europe". Spain's foreign ministry released an official statement on Tuesday evening, condemning the actions of festival organizers which "called into question the principle of anti-discrimination that is at the heart of diverse societies." The move has also been "strongly condemned" by the Israeli Embassy in Spain while the Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain is considering legal action against the festival.

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