An Eight-year-old Jewish boy in France was overwhelmed by strangers for carrying a kippa, the final in a string of anti-Semitic assaults.
The unidentified little one was mugged by two younger males within the Parisian suburb of Sarcelles on Tuesday, and French President Emmanuel Macron echoed prosecutors sentiments that he was attacked due to the image of his faith.
“Each time a citizen is attacked due to his age, his look or his religion, the entire Republic is attacked,” the president posted on Twitter.
Macron vowed to face alongside the French Jewish group, which has just lately seen a current spate of violent incidents together with one other in Sarcelles, generally known as “Little Jerusalem.”
Lower than three weeks earlier than Tuesday’s assault, a 15-year-old lady carrying a uniform for her Jewish college and out on lunch break was attacked by an grownup man and slashed throughout the face, in response to stories on the time.
That assault got here at some point after a hearth at a Kosher grocery retailer in one other Paris suburb referred to as Créteil, which some believed was an assault meant to coincide with the January 2015 assaults in Paris.
These assaults, launched by Al Qaeda affiiliates on three consecutive days, killed 17 individuals complete on the places of work of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, a Kosher grocery retailer in Paris and the suburb of Montrouge.