The Jerusalem Post: Wiesenthal ranks Svoboda party members among top 10 anti-Semites, Israel-haters

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Dec. 28, 2012, 11:14 a.m. |

Oleh Tyahnybok, leader of the nationalist Svoboda party (Freedom) reacts during first session of the new parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Tyahnybok made it to the top list of antisemites, published by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
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International human rights organization The Simon Wiesenthal Center announced on Thursday its list of the top 10 anti-Semites and haters of Israel.

Those dominating the annual list were mostly from Europe and the Middle East. The list reflected right-wing, left-wing and Islamist loathing of Jews and Israel.

The rise of a Muslim Brotherhood government in Egypt catapulted two religious figures into the No. 1 spot: Muhammad Badie and Futouh Abd al- Nabi Mansour.

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