Hundreds of young Swedes were set to form a 'ring of peace' around a synagogue in Stockholm on Friday afternoon, in a show of solidarity two weeks after Jews were among those targeted in a pair of deadly shootings in Copenhagen.

The demonstration follows a similar peace vigil in Oslo last weekend, when Norwegian Muslims formed a human ring around the main synagogue in an inter-faith show of support.

Among the organizers are groups 'Young Muslims Against Anti-Semitism and Xenophobia' and 'Young Roma'.

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