On July 16, 1942, Esther Senot escapes the Vel d'Hiv roundup. A few months later, she was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. She is barely 15 years old. Esther Senot testified as a holocaust survivor at the national ceremony commemorating the Vel d'Hiv roundup, on July 21st. And she has something to tell you.
To this question, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has an interesting answer. We let you enjoy (and share) !
In the context of the football match between RC Strasbourg and Maccabi Haifa FC, the French Prefect of the East Region issued a deeply disturbing decree. President of Crif Francis Kalifat spoke with the Deputy Minister of the Interior, and with the Prefect's Cabinet Director. A new decree should be published, removing in particular the ban on national flags and signs of support for both teams.
During 2019 Crif annual Dinner, French President Emmanuel Macron had committed to dissolve several extreme right movements. After dissolving the Bastion Social group in April, the French Government announced yesterday the dissolution of the neo-Nazi group 'Blood and Honor Hexagon'. Crif welcomes this decision, which shows the involvement of the Government into the fight against hatred.
The national ceremony in memory of the victims of racist and anti-Semitic crimes and tribute to the Righteous of France, commemorating the Vel d'Hiv roundup, took place on Sunday, July 21st. French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly was the guest of honor.
"The investigating judges have finally made their decision in the barbaric murder of Sarah Halimi, in a decision published on July 12. They believe that there are "possible reasons" to think that the discernment of the suspect was "abolished" at the time of the facts. If it is unsurprising, this decision remains hardly justifiable."