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Hundreds of Norwegians plan to join a peace vigil outside an Oslo mosque on Saturday, a week after Muslims and Jews united outside a synagogue there following fatal shootings in Denmark.

"We are a group of people who due to rising fear and polarisation in society want to show that we don't see Muslims as a threat but as an asset," organisers of the "ring of solidarity" wrote on Facebook.

"We are glad that Muslims are a part of our society and we feel that they are an exposed minority in Norwegian society," they added.


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