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Google slammed in Sweden for showing neo-Nazi propaganda in top search results

Google said they were taking action. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

Published: 13.Mar.2018 07:14 hrs

Google said it was taking measures in response to criticism against the internet giant for allowing the spread of anti-Semitic propaganda through various search results, which had triggered outrage in Sweden.

A search on Google for the Holocaust showed an anti-Semitic blog post high up containing information about Swedish Jews. With their names, pictures and occupations listed, dozens of them were described in a humiliating and threatening manner, according to local media.

Searches for the neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement's propaganda website also appeared as news with "top stories from Nordfront-se", as seen on searches for media organizations, Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter reported.

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