Jewish cemetery desecrated as anti-Semitic attacks rise in France

Paris to hold protests against the rising attacks on the country's Jewish community amid increasing racism against migrants and refugees.

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    Around 80 graves have been desecrated at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France. It comes before planned demonstrations in Paris against the rising number of attacks on France's Jewish community.

    President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse after a prominent intellectual was targeted over the weekend.

    Meanwhile, rights groups say the country is also seeing a rise in racism against migrants and xenophobia.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from the French capital.


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