Jean-Luc Mélenchon responds to accusations of anti-Semitism | EUROtoday

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At a gathering in Roubaix, Wednesday April 17, Jean-Luc Mélenchon disregarded accusations of anti-Semitism, a couple of hours after the University of Lille banned the convention on Palestine that he was to carry there on Thursday with activist Rima Hassan. The occasion will nonetheless be held in one other location, warns La France insoumise. “I pity the president of the university, because what he did is shameful”launched the chief of the “rebels”, castigating the “cowards who are not capable of defending freedom”.

The college introduced at noon in a press launch that “the conditions are no longer met to guarantee the serenity of the debates” because of the rise “concerning” worldwide tensions after “the military escalation that occurred on April 13 and 14 in the Middle East”in reference to the drone and missile assault launched by Iran towards Israel.

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