Skip to comments.Mural by Jewish child prisoners in WW2 desecrated in France
Posted on 06/13/2004 10:21:52 AM PDT by UKIP
PARIS - Vandals have desecrated a mural painted by Jewish children during World War Two in a transit camp in southern France where they were held before deportation to Nazi Germany, police said Sunday.
The desecration, which a historian reported to police Friday, follows a recent rise in anti-Semitic crimes in France, home to Europe's largest Jewish community of some 600,000.
The mural, a painting of a countryside scene, was found almost completed chipped away. Interior Minister Dominique de Villepin condemned the attack and asked the local prefect to hunt down those responsible.
"He [Villepin] expressed to all those affected and revolted by this desecration the government's profound solidarity and his wish to punish firmly acts that cannot be justified," Villepin's office said in a statement.
Vandals smashed through a wall to get at the mural, which was protected by bars. The abandoned site outside Perpignan, near the French border with Spain, served as a transit camp from 1941 to 1942 under France's collaborationist Vichy regime.
Some 2,000 Jews were held there. Most were then moved to Drancy, near Paris, and then to Nazi concentration camps.
Last month, the Interior Ministry said the number of attacks against Jewish people or property rose in France in the first three months of this year.
Many of the anti-Jewish attacks have been blamed on Muslim youths angry about the situation in the Middle East. France is home to Europe's largest Muslim minority of five million.
There is no doubt in my mind that this was done by Muslims. They hate art, as well as all other aspects of civilization.
Soon to be a majority if the birth and immigration rates remain unchanged.
the Franch are all lost.
Here they go again.
right you are! of course, we can count on this atrocity being covered up, or else blamed on conservative French political elements.
The French are toast.
Huey Long of all people, once observed that no nation that ever brought it's heel down on Jews has survived and prospered. I wonder how France will do.
And even Germany is back in the top 10. Although the anti-semitism in Germany now stems from the Turkish immigrants.
WWII . Amin Al Husseini spent most of the war in Berlin. He was on Hitler's payroll as he lead the Hanzar Division of Muslim SS and played a lead-role in determining the fate of Europe's Jewish community.. From Berlin, Amin Al Husseini helped organize the transfer of Nazi officers into the Middle East
Amin Al Husseini inspecting his Nazi troops, the Hanzar. Here, he is showing a young Muslim recruit how to use his rifle. Amin Al Husseini himself had been an officer in the defeated Ottoman Islamic Empire of World War I.
Amin Al Husseini seen inspecting his Hanzar Division made up exclusively of Muslims, mostly from the Crotia/Bosnia/Serbia region. They actively lead the genocide against Serbs, Serbian Jews and Gypsies.
Amin Al Husseini meets with Adolf Hitler in November 1942, weeks before the decision to implement the Final Solution which sent Europe's Jews to the gas chamber. The Third Reich provided Amin Al Husseini with a salary and appointed him Head of the Hanzar SS Division. The Hanzar Division was made of Nazi Muslims and implemented the genocide of 250,000 Serbs, Gypsies and Jews during WWII.
Amin Al Husseini shown here on a Nazi poster recruiting fellow Muslims to join Hitler in the fight against the West and the Jews. His disciples today include Yasser Arafat, Saddam Hussein and the leaders of Hamas, Al Qeida and Islamic Jihad.
Amin Al Husseini, future President of the World Islamic Congress (1961) and founding father of the Arab League (1944) inspects his Muslim Nazi troops, the Hanzar Division. Amin Al Husseini making the traditional nazi salute.
Yasser Arafat became a disciple of Amin Al Husseini since the age of 17. Here: recent picture of Palestinian soldiers under the leadership of Arafat making the traditional Nazi salute.
I couldn't despise France more, so no comment.
It's Franch not French. Get it straight man.
"right you are! of course, we can count on this atrocity being covered up, or else blamed on conservative French political elements."
It it surprising that this is happening?
Exodus of French Jews expected (Jewish Agency to assist in the rescue of thousands of French Jews)
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France = Ithaca = home to evil.
"And even Germany is back in the top 10. Although the anti-semitism in Germany now stems from the Turkish immigrants."
Almost 40% of Germans now admit to strong anti-Semitic feelings. Also, what they call the "new anti-Semitism" is directed at the delitimization and hatred of Israel, and 34% of Germans don't believe that Israel should exist.
This is today.
Quite true....very few rugs from Islamic countries have any art that represents a life form. It's forbidden but a few Persian rug villages do it anyhow.
wow. big bump for some great info that I did not know. makes perfect sense.
thx for the pics.
France sucks. And it's never been funny.
"that these attacks on Jews are being done not by the Christan French (if there are any left) but by Muslim immigrants"
Yes, but it's the non-Jewish French who are virulently anti-Zionist, and have done most to deligitimize Israel on the continent of Europe. Aside from stirring up hatred among Moslems, the new anti-Semitism aimed at the destruction of Israel is quite as virulent and hateful as the old.
Does this mean that if the perpetrator is a member of some multicultural minority group and says "I did it for my oppressed pipple" that it will no longer be considered "unjustified?"
I never knew this.
David, I had heard that AQ and Hamas had said that they didn't believe Hitler "didn't go far enough." Now I know why.
I went to HS with a girl whose family was Jewish and had fled Iraq in the 1950s. Boy oh boy did they have rugs! They had rugs on top of rugs.
I wish I still knew my friend today, I wonder what she would think of all that is going on in the world.
NOW will the apologists for the Islamicists believe that they are dangerous and wish us ill?!!
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"Round up the usual suspects!"
Kerman, Tabriz and Kashan are about the only Persian workshop areas I know of that on occasion depict animal or human form on their rygs and carpets.
I am a fledgling collector and one of my favorites is an older small Khazak rug I have that was made by Christians and has crosses in the border....very rare amongst oriental rugs which are made mostly within Islam.
"I am a fledgling collector..."
Good luck to you with that. I am completely addicted to The Antiques Roadshow, they've had several beautiful and valuable rugs that I've seen on there.
They usually tell the people to get them up off the floor though and hang them on the wall!
Why hunt them down, Frenchies? Osama would not stand for them being punished.
It was a Taliban-like act.
This time around, no bailout by American blood and treasure; their conqueror gets to KEEP them. They'd better hope it's Germany again, and not Islam!
I hate the French and this Terrorist
That tell you alot about country who crackdown on these guys I am sorry it is French they surrender
There is radio talk show host named Jim Rome he is right F French are Cheese surrender frogs they are
I bet they surrender to these perps
They are the "missing link".
Great summary, very informative!