France: 107 tombstones vandalized in Jewish cemetery – Parliament passes anti-Semitism bill

France: 107 tombstones vandalized in Jewish cemetery - Parliament passes anti-Semitism bill

More than 100 tombstones were vandalized with anti-Semitic text and images at the Jewish cemetery of Westhoffen, in eastern France.

This discovery comes after antisemitic graffiti were found Tuesday morning in the municipality of Schaffhouse-Sur-Zorn, about 20 km from Westhoffen, as French lawmakers were scheduled to vote on a resolution about fighting anti-Semitism.

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A resolution declaring anti-Zionism to be a form of antisemitism was adopted by the lower house of the French parliament later on Tuesday.

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โ€œI condemn very firmly the despicable anti-Semitic acts that have once again occurred in the region and express my unreserved support of the Jewish community,โ€ Jean-Luc Marx, the prefect of the Bas-Rhin region said in a statement.

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