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France Bans Pro-Palestinian Protests in Wake of Attack on Israel

Posted on AllSides October 12th, 2023
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France, which has Europe's largest Muslim and Jewish populations, banned pro-Palestinian protests Thursday in the wake of Hamas' terrorist attack on Israel that has resulted in the deaths of more than 1,300 Israelis and at least 12 French citizens.

The move by Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin came as France and other European nations fear a rise in antisemitic attacks. The BBC reported Darmanin told French radio that 100 antisemitic acts had been recorded since Hamas' attack Saturday.

He said most involved graffiti of "swastikas, 'death to Jews,' and calls to intifadas against...

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