Rape of a 12-year-old Jewish teenager in Courbevoie: several hundred people gathered this Wednesday against anti-Semitism in Paris

Rape of a 12-year-old Jewish teenager in Courbevoie: several hundred people gathered this Wednesday against anti-Semitism in Paris
Rape of a 12-year-old Jewish teenager in Courbevoie: several hundred people gathered this Wednesday against anti-Semitism in Paris

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Several hundred people gathered in Paris to demonstrate against anti-Semitism, after the gang rape of a 12-year-old Jewish child in Courbevoie. The facts caused a stir and provoked numerous reactions from the political class.

Hundreds of people gathered against anti-Semitism this Wednesday, June 19 evening in Paris, after the gang rape denounced by a 12-year-old Jewish girl in Courbevoie (Hauts-de-Seine) which aroused strong emotion in France. “Raped at 12 because she was Jewish”, “Anti-Semitism is not residual”, could we read on the signs of the demonstrators, gathered in front of the town hall at the call of the collective We will livein the presence of the Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti, former ministers, elected officials, the president of Crif (Representative Council of Jewish Institutions in France) Yonathan Arfi and the imam of Drancy Hassen Chalghoumi.

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“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 release. will live, founded the day after the bloody Hamas attack on October 7. “Let irresponsible politicians stop stirring up hatred by putting a target on the backs of Jews!” launched the president of this collective, Sarah Aizenman, provoking invective against the leader of La France insoumise Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

“Anti-Semitism is not residual”

“The government is at your side,” declared Eric Dupond-Moretti. “Anti-Semitism is not residual […]. To attack a Jew is to attack the Republic and France,” continued the Minister of Justice, referring to the “explosion” of anti-Semitic acts in France. “It hurts my heart so much all these acts. I don’t know anyone who hasn’t experienced an attack,” testified a demonstrator, Menny, 24, who did not wish to give his last name.

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Minister of Justice Éric Dupond-Moretti speaks during a rally on the square in front of Paris City Hall, in reaction to the rape of a 12-year-old girl in #Courbevoie. pic.twitter.com/9pXY4zjqux

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“Any rape is an abomination, when it is committed because of the victim’s Judaism, it is a horror,” said the president of the Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF) Samuel Lejoyeux. In Lyon, another gathering brought together around a hundred people on Place des Terreaux. Using slogans like “raped Jew, Republic in danger”, the demonstrators also sang a “Marseillaise” and protested La France insoumise.

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