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A group of young Norwegian Muslims plans to create a human ring around Oslo's synagogue following the Shabat celebration this Saturday, in a gesture they are calling a 'Peace Ring'.

Hajrad Arshad, the event's 17-year-old organiser, told Norway's state broadcaster NRK that the group aimed to "extinguish the prejudices people have against Jews and against Muslims".

"We think that after the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen, it is the perfect time for us Muslims to distance ourselves from the harassment of Jews that is happening," she said.


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