Hate Crimes

France's Jewish leaders raise the alarm over brutal murder of Holocaust survivor

France's Jewish leaders raise the alarm over brutal murder of Holocaust survivor

The brutal murder of an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor has outraged France's Jewish community as leaders warned the country on Monday against the ongoing "nightmare" of murderous anti-Semitism.

Mireille Knoll, 85, was stabbed multiple times and set on fire in her Paris apartment on Friday, in what Jewish advocacy groups are calling anti-Semitic hate crime.

The murder took place Friday, the same day as the terrorist attack in the southeastern city of Trèbes, in which four people, including one French police officer, were killed in a hostage standoff at a local supermarket.

For now, French authorities have taken two suspects into custody, according to a...

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