Anti-Semitism

France launches Twitter probe in racism test case

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A criminal investigation into a raft of anti-Semitic messages posted on Twitter could test the microblogging site's refusal to mediate content.

France strips Galliano of Légion d'Honneur after anti-Semitic jibes

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President Hollande orders British fashion designer John Galliano, convicted of making anti-Semitic remarks, be stripped of Légion d'Honneur award.

French police hold fifth suspect over gang hammer attack on three Jewish men

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A fifth man has been detained on suspicion of taking part in a hammer attack against three young Jewish men in the town of Villeurbanne.