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Mural by Jewish child prisoners in WW2 desecrated in France
Reuters via Haaretz ^ | 13/06/2004

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.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Israel
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; france

1 posted on 06/13/2004 10:21:53 AM PDT by UKIP
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To: UKIP

2 posted on 06/13/2004 10:25:21 AM PDT by PokeyJoe (Starting rumors for terrorist to believe since 1998.)
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To: UKIP

There is no doubt in my mind that this was done by Muslims. They hate art, as well as all other aspects of civilization.


3 posted on 06/13/2004 10:26:54 AM PDT by jocon307 (The dems don't get it, the American people do.)
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To: UKIP
France is home to Europe's largest Muslim minority of five million.

Soon to be a majority if the birth and immigration rates remain unchanged.

4 posted on 06/13/2004 10:27:19 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: All

the Franch are all lost.


5 posted on 06/13/2004 10:29:18 AM PDT by Nurse Ratched (That which I do not understand needs no understanding.)
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To: SJackson

Here they go again.


6 posted on 06/13/2004 10:29:41 AM PDT by Bahbah
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To: jocon307

right you are! of course, we can count on this atrocity being covered up, or else blamed on conservative French political elements.


7 posted on 06/13/2004 10:30:09 AM PDT by epigone73
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To: Nurse Ratched

The French are toast.


8 posted on 06/13/2004 10:30:27 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: UKIP

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.


9 posted on 06/13/2004 10:35:00 AM PDT by muir_redwoods
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To: UKIP
I heard that France has the 3rd largest Jewish population.

And even Germany is back in the top 10. Although the anti-semitism in Germany now stems from the Turkish immigrants.

10 posted on 06/13/2004 10:35:07 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: PokeyJoe

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.

11 posted on 06/13/2004 10:36:29 AM PDT by Rome2000 (The ENEMY for Kerry!!!!!)
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To: UKIP

I couldn't despise France more, so no comment.


12 posted on 06/13/2004 10:38:14 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: Mr. Mojo

It's Franch not French. Get it straight man.


13 posted on 06/13/2004 10:38:28 AM PDT by Nurse Ratched (That which I do not understand needs no understanding.)
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To: epigone73

"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)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1152813/posts


14 posted on 06/13/2004 10:43:00 AM PDT by UKIP
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To: 1bigdictator; 1st-P-In-The-Pod; 2sheep; 7.62 x 51mm; A Jovial Cad; a_witness; adam_az; af_vet_rr; ..
FRmail me to be added or removed from this Judaic/pro-Israel ping list.

WARNING: This is a high volume ping list

15 posted on 06/13/2004 10:44:27 AM PDT by Alouette ("Your children like olive trees seated round your table." -- Psalm 128:3)
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To: UKIP; Behind Enemy Lines

France = Ithaca = home to evil.


16 posted on 06/13/2004 10:44:43 AM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: Calvin Locke

"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.


17 posted on 06/13/2004 10:45:32 AM PDT by UKIP
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To: UKIP
I keep shaking my head vigorously, trying to awaken from a bad dream. But I can't: These are not historical posts.

This is today.

18 posted on 06/13/2004 10:47:11 AM PDT by Petronski (Ronald Reagan: 1014 electoral votes.)
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To: jocon307

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.


19 posted on 06/13/2004 10:48:32 AM PDT by wardaddy (This is it. We either win and prevail or we lose and get tossed into that dustbin W mentioned!)
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To: Rome2000

wow. big bump for some great info that I did not know. makes perfect sense.

thx for the pics.


20 posted on 06/13/2004 10:53:56 AM PDT by the crow (I'm from the government. I'm here to help.)
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To: muir_redwoods
Huey Long was wrong, also it should be pointed out that these attacks on Jews are being done not by the Christan French (if there are any left) but by Muslim immigrants. France might want to rethink it's love affair with Islam.
21 posted on 06/13/2004 10:56:03 AM PDT by jpsb (Nominated 1994 "Worst writer on the net")
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To: UKIP

France sucks. And it's never been funny.


22 posted on 06/13/2004 11:01:42 AM PDT by Cinnamon Girl
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To: jpsb

"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.


23 posted on 06/13/2004 11:08:37 AM PDT by UKIP
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To: UKIP
"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.

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?"

24 posted on 06/13/2004 11:13:48 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Kisei' vaMizbeach! (BiYrushalayim HaBenuyah!!))
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To: UKIP
Interior Minister Dominique de Villepin condemned the attack and asked the local
prefect to hunt down those responsible.


I'm sure de Villepin is "shocked, shocked, I tell you!" at such an act.
25 posted on 06/13/2004 11:14:54 AM PDT by VOA
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To: UKIP; davidtalker

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.


26 posted on 06/13/2004 11:29:34 AM PDT by bootless (Never Forget - And Never Again)
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To: wardaddy

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.


27 posted on 06/13/2004 11:32:37 AM PDT by jocon307 (The dems don't get it, the American people do.)
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To: Rome2000

NOW will the apologists for the Islamicists believe that they are dangerous and wish us ill?!!


28 posted on 06/13/2004 11:32:57 AM PDT by bootless (Never Forget - And Never Again)
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To: Flyer; humblegunner; GOP_Thug_Mom; Allegra; TheMom; Xenalyte; bobbyd; thackney; Eaker; ...

Post #11 ping


29 posted on 06/13/2004 11:45:21 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Always finish what you st)
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To: UKIP
Interior Minister Dominique de Villepin condemned the attack and asked the local prefect to hunt down those responsible.

"Round up the usual suspects!"

30 posted on 06/13/2004 12:08:26 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: jocon307; nopardons

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.


31 posted on 06/13/2004 12:14:37 PM PDT by wardaddy (This is it. We either win and prevail or we lose and get tossed into that dustbin W mentioned!)
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To: wardaddy

"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!


32 posted on 06/13/2004 12:25:04 PM PDT by jocon307 (The dems don't get it, the American people do.)
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To: UKIP

Why hunt them down, Frenchies? Osama would not stand for them being punished.


33 posted on 06/13/2004 1:03:58 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Reagan won the cold war. Of course the left isn't impressed since they rooted for the other side.)
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To: jocon307

It was a Taliban-like act.


34 posted on 06/13/2004 1:04:28 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Reagan won the cold war. Of course the left isn't impressed since they rooted for the other side.)
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To: Stillwaters

Ping


35 posted on 06/13/2004 1:12:38 PM PDT by lonevoice (Some things have to be believed to be seen)
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To: UKIP

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!


36 posted on 06/13/2004 1:16:55 PM PDT by JimRed (Fight election fraud! Volunteer as a local poll watcher, challenger or district official.)
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To: Rome2000; All

I hate the French and this Terrorist

A***

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


37 posted on 06/13/2004 3:29:22 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("Not everybody , in it, for truth, justice, and the American way,"=Det Lennie Briscoe)
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To: jocon307

They are the "missing link".


38 posted on 06/13/2004 4:06:22 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Yehuda; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; ...
If you'd like to be on or off this middle east/political ping list, please FR mail me.
39 posted on 06/13/2004 7:44:26 PM PDT by SJackson (America...thru dissent and protest lost the ability to mobilize a will to win, Col Bui Tin, PAVN)
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To: Rome2000

Great summary, very informative!


40 posted on 06/13/2004 10:27:48 PM PDT by Dick Holmes
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To: SJackson

bttt


41 posted on 06/13/2004 10:28:49 PM PDT by lainde (Heads up...We're coming and we've got tongue blades!!)
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To: UKIP
Muhammad's Koran-inspired persecution of Christians, Jews and all non-Muslims continues...
42 posted on 01/06/2005 10:53:32 PM PST by miltonim (Fight those who do not believe in Allah. - Koran, Surah IX: 29)
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