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“Visolated at 12 because she was Jewish”, “Anti-Semitism is not residual”, could possibly be learn on the demonstrators’ indicators. Hundreds of individuals gathered towards anti-Semitism on Wednesday night in Paris, after the gang rape denounced by a 12-year-old Jewish woman in Courbevoie (Hauts-de-Seine) which prompted nice emotion in France.

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The demonstrators gathered on the sq. in entrance of the city corridor on the name of the Nous Vivrons collective, within the presence of the Minister of Justice Éric Dupond-Moretti, former ministers reminiscent of Jean-Michel Blanquer, elected officers, president of Crif (Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France) Yonathan Arfi, the author Marek Halter and the imam of Drancy Hassen Chalghoumi.

“politically irresponsible”

“This anti-Semitic rape is part of the continuation of a climate hostile to Jews, notably fueled by irresponsible political declarations, aimed at fanning the embers and fueling hatred of Jews for several months,” accused Us in a press launch. will stay, based the day after the bloody Hamas assault on October 7.

READ ALSO “Dirty Jew”: the ordeal of the 12-year-old woman raped in Courbevoie​​​​​​​“May irresponsible politicians cease stirring up hatred by placing a goal on the backs of Jews! », Launched the president of this collective, Sarah Aizenman, sparking invective towards the chief of La France insoumise Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

“The government is at your side,” declared Éric Dupond-Moretti. “Anti-Semitism is not residual. Certain political leaders are spreading this poison which is killing the Republic,” continued the Minister of Justice, referring to the “explosion” of anti-Semitic acts in France.

Another gathering in Lyon

“Any rape is an abomination, when it is committed because of the victim's Judaism, it is a horror,” mentioned the president of the Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF) Samuel Lejoyeux.

In Lyon, one other gathering introduced collectively round 100 individuals on Place des Terreaux. Using slogans like “Jewish raped, Republic in danger”, the demonstrators additionally sang a “Marseillaise” and challenged La France insoumise, famous an AFP journalist.

Two youngsters have been indicted on Tuesday for gang rape, loss of life threats, insults and anti-Semitic violence towards a 12-year-old woman in Courbevoie (Hauts-de-Seine). The younger woman mentioned she was known as a “dirty Jew” and threatened with loss of life by the younger individuals concerned.