Blowtorch used to engrave swastikas into Holocaust memorial in France
Antisemitic vandals have used a blowtorch to engrave a Holocaust memorial with swastikas in Grenoble, France.
The assailants targeted the commemorative plaques dedicated to the memory of deportees to Auschwitz concentration camp.
Police are investigating the vandalism which was discovered on Wednesday morning.
Last month, the President of France condemned antisemitism in an historic address. President Macron began his ten-minute long video address to the American Jewish Committee by reaffirming France’s “commitment to defending religious freedom and tolerance.”
After praising the contributions of French Jews, President Macron stated that “antisemitism is, as it has always been, an unacceptable, unjustifiable, menace, in the face of which we must relentlessly mobilise all our energies.”
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