Keyword: anti-Semitic

French publisher suspends reprint of Céline's anti-Semitic texts

After public outcry, publisher said 'conditions not right' for republishing of texts by man seen as one of France's greatest 20th-century novelists.

Fillon's party apologizes for anti-Semitic attack on rival Macron

His party had tweeted image of independent candidate with a hooked nose, top hat and carrying a red sickle with which he was cutting a cigar.

Anti-Semitic comic Dieudonné faces backlash over links to far-right group

Some black supporters of French comic have turned against him over comedian's association with right-wing extremist Alain Soral.

President Hollande condemns anti-Semitic rape and burglary

The French head of state has described the brutal attack on a woman aged 19 and her boyfriend, 21, near Paris as 'unbearable'.

Woman raped and home burgled in 'anti-Semitic' attack in France

Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said young couple assaulted in middle of day at their home near Paris were clearly victims of anti-Semitism.

Number of anti-Semitic attacks nearly double in France

Total of 529 anti-Semitic actions or threats were registered up to the end of July, against 276 for the same period last year.

France's top court reinstates ban on comic Dieudonne

One-man show by comedian accused of anti-Semitism banned at last minute after interior minister wins appeal against earlier legal setback.

Six arrested over Lyon vigilante attacks against alleged anti-Semites

Six people have been arrested for attacks on individuals performing the 'quenelle', a gesture associated with anti-Semitism, on social networks.

Twitter under fire in France over offensive hashtags

French ministers in talks with company officials over homophobic, racist and anti-semitic tweets which Paris says contravene laws on hate-speech.