Thousands take to streets of France after antisemitic attacks

Surge in ‘poisonous’ acts includes Jewish cemetery desecrated with swastikas

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in cities across France to protest against a recent rise in antisemitic attacks.

The prime minister, Édouard Philippe, was expected to attend the march in the capital along with ministers and lawmakers, while the president, Emmanuel Macron, will hold a moment’s silence at the city’s Holocaust memorial.

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Source: theguardian