The anti-Semitic outbursts against the philosopher Alain Finkielkraut on the edge of a "yellow West"rally in Paris to deal with the French justice. The Paris Prosecutor's office initiated claims to the Sunday pre-investigation because of the incident. They are based on a paragraph that prohibits public insults based on origin, ethnicity, or Religion. Finkielkraut appeared shocked by the invective, want to forgo legal action.
The incident on the edge of the "yellow West"rally is documented on video recordings, which were circulated on the Internet and a wave of convictions to the President of Emmanuel Macron. To see how the rally participants hurl to the present, philosophers aggressive insults in the face.
The recordings from documented Statements such as "get out!", "Dirty Fucking Zionist," "We are the people" and "France belongs to us". Spread the Video of the Internet-platform "Yahoo! Actualités".
The newspaper "Journal du dimanche" said Finkielkraut: "I felt absolute hatred." He thanked the police for their Intervention: "I would have been afraid, if there would have been no forces of law and order, fortunately, you were there." The channel LCI, he said, he had the impression that some of those present were ready to beat him.The philosopher Alain Finkielkraut photo: AFP/Eric Feferberg
President Macron condemned the incident on Twitter. "The anti-Semitic insults that he has had to endure, everything in question, what we are and what makes us the great Nation," wrote Macron. As the son of Polish immigrants, had become for the French Intellectuals, Finkielkraut is "a Symbol of what allows the Republic to any".More about
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Finkielkraut is one of the most famous Intellectuals of France. He comes from the left Milieu, his opponents criticize him as a "Neo-Reactionary". The "yellow West"movement, he was initially positive, in the meantime, he has turned away. "I support the rallies, he's not," he said on Sunday. The "yellow West"movement, had become "grotesque". (AFP)