#Crif - Press release following the decision to rename a street "Nakba Lane" in Paris suburb
On June 12th, Crif learnt about the inauguration of a new street name called Nakba Lane by the mayor of the city of Bezons. The street sign was accompanied with a second inscription in Arabic, as well as with a comment specifically qualifying David Ben Gurion of "war crimes". The President of Crif, Francis Kalifat immediately got in touch with the Chief of Staff of the Home Secretary. The latter contacted the Prefect of the Val-d'Oise department who sent a letter to the mayor of Bezons. The withdrawal of street sign was handled by the police forces who removed it in the afternoon.