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Yellow Vest Claims Movement Has ‘Paramilitaries’ Ready to Overthrow Macron

Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement member Christophe Chalençon announced that the anti-establishment movement has “paramilitaries” ready to overthrow the French government. Mr Chalençon made the claim following an interview with Italian media this week after being asked about his meeting with Five Star

People take part in a slient march in Strasbourg, eastern France on March 28, 2018, in memory of Mireille Knoll, an 85-year-old Jewish woman murdered in her home in what police believe was an anti-Semitic attack. - The partly burned body of Mireille Knoll, who escaped the mass deportation of …

France: Anti-Semitic Incidents Up 73 Percent in 2018

France saw a 73 percent rise in the number of anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, according to figures released by the Interior Ministry, with some blaming social media for the increase. 

Jewish tombstones are seen desecrated with swastikas in the Herrlisheim Jewish cemetery, north of Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Dozens of tombs were defaced were discovered Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)

Spate of Anti-Semitic Acts Sparks Outrage in France

A tree planted in a Paris suburb in memory of a young Jewish man who was tortured to death in 2006 has been chopped down, authorities said Monday, confirming the latest in a series of anti-Semitic acts in France.