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News :: Human Rights
Anti Semitism on rise in France
11 Jul 2004
The French govt has repeatedly played the race/culture card in support of Islamic religious extremists and against Israel and the US. Is France now reaping what they have helped sewn?
A young woman and her baby were attacked in a suburban train near Paris on Saturday by unidentified men who drew swastikas on her stomach with a pen in what police said was an anti-Semitic assault.

The six attackers who were armed with knives clipped the 23-year-old woman's hair, and cut her t-shirt and pants before drawing three swastikas on her body.

The men of North African origin also overturned the pram with her baby of 13 months.

In the attack they robbed her backpack which contained her identity papers, a bank card and 200 euros ($250).

Police said the attackers erroneously assumed the woman was Jewish because she was living in Paris' posh 16th district.

"Only Jews live in the 16th district," one of the men was quoted as having said.

French President Jacques Chirac expressed his horror and condemned what he called "a shameful attack."

The perpetrators must be found, held accountable and condemned with the full severity of the law, a statement issued by his office said.

French Interior Minister Dominique de Villepin asked police to find the attackers within the shortest possible time, his ministry said in a statement.

The attack was "all the more serious because it was marked by racism and anti-Semitism," he said.

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Yes yes and yes again
12 Jul 2004
it is an utter disgrace for a government to play racial politics as the French gov has done. do you remember a year or year and half ago many people of North African descent were calling Chirac King of the Arabs for resisting the Bush Vulcan party? Israel and the US may do many criminal,bad,stupid things but should this indictment of Israeli and US foriegn policy be paid for with violence again French citizens or anyone simply because of their birth and heritage.

France has poured gasoline on the Jewish Islamic relations to benefit its own trading profits with Arab nations and convince terrorists to stay abroad but at the price of insighting racial hatred.