The International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism (Licra) announced that it had seized the prosecution on Tuesday, November 24 after the discovery in the morning of a new anti-Semitic tag on a stele erected in memory of Chief Rabbi Jacob Kaplan in Mulhouse ( Haut-Rhin).
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In recent weeks, more anti-Semitic spray-painted inscriptions have been found on several buildings in the city center.
The municipality had already filed a complaint.
The Licra "
cannot accept that such facts are allowed to multiply
", stressed his lawyer Rodolphe Cahn.
The investigation was entrusted to the bridging of urban violence of the Departmental Security.
The prefect of Haut-Rhin, Louis Laugier, strongly condemned these actions and provided support to members of the family of Chief Rabbi Kaplan as well as to the Jewish community in the department.
Rémy With, president of the Haut-Rhin departmental council, also expressed his “
Deeply shocked by these inscriptions which have been discovered in Mulhouse for a few days, I want - with all of my fellow departmental advisers - to assure the Israelite Consistory of Haut-Rhin and the Jewish community of Mulhouse of my full support
", a- he said in a press release.
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