According to the anti-Semitic incidents in France has promised to the President of Emmanuel Macron, a crackdown on hatred of Jews. "Anti-Semitism is not the Problem of the Jews, he is the Problem of the Republic," said Macron on Wednesday evening the annual reception of the Jewish umbrella organisation Crif. France, Europe and almost all of the Western democracies no longer experienced a "resurgence" of anti-Semitism since the time of the Second world war.
Macron announced, among other things, the resolution of a racist and anti-Semitic groups. France's need for "new red lines," said Macron. The interior Ministry is now to resolve first of all the extreme right-wing groups "Bastion sociale", "Blood and Honour Hexagone" and "Combat 18". Macron threw them to incite hatred and promote discrimination and to call for violence.
The number of anti-Semitic acts in France had increased in the past year to 74 percent. On Saturday, the philosopher Alain Finkielkraut was offended also on the verge of a "yellow West"-Demonstration in Paris anti-Semitic. Under the Motto "enough of It" ("Ça suffit!") demonstrated then on Tuesday evening, thousands of French people against anti-Semitism. The rallies in Paris and other cities are also many government representatives and politicians of all parties involved except the right-wing populists.
Macron had already promised on Tuesday during a visit to the Jewish cemetery in the Alsatian town of Quatzenheim for tougher action against offenders. This is where the Unknown had smeared around a hundred graves with swastikas. A also of Jewish representatives demanded a law against the "anti-Zionism" rejected Macron. The existing requirements for protection against anti-Semitic Attacks from ranged, he said.daily mirror tomorrow location for Free order
On Wednesday evening, said Macron, the French government is going to complement your anti-Semitism-Definition in the future, the anti-Zionism. This was "one of the modern forms of anti-Semitism". The criminal code should not be changed but said Macron, who had advised in the evening with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.More about
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Netanyahu's office said after the phone call, Macron have him informed that he wanted to take over the anti-Semitism-Definition of the "International Alliance for Holocaust remembrance" (IHRA). Netanyahu welcomed the decision. (AFP)