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."
On July 16, 1942 took place the Vel d'Hiv roundup, in the middle of Paris. 13 152 Jews were arrested and taken to Drancy and the Loiret camps before being deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Among them, 4115 children. We shall never forget them.
Anka will be performing in Israel for the 4th time. He recently performed in Israel in March.
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 is organized every year by the Government, in collaboration with the Commission of the Remembrance of the Holocaust of Crif. It will take place on July 21st.