74-Year-Old Woman Confronts Anti-Semites on Paris Train

26 Dec 2018

On a Paris train, three men who made a Nazi salute were confronted by a 74-year-old Jewish woman whose father was killed in Auschwitz. The men were participating in France’s “Yellow Jacket” tax protest and wearing the vests identified with the movement when they made the salute, which was promoted by an anti-Semitic comedian.

The woman, only identified as Agnes, said, “It’s an anti-Semitic gesture, I’m Jewish, my father was deported to Auschwitz, where he died. I ask you to stop. But these people laughed and continued.” One of the protesters denied the existence Auschwitz; nobody on the train stood up for Agnes.

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