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‘We Haven’t Shown Enough Outrage:’ French PM Issues Blistering Denunciation of Antisemitism (VIDEO)

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French Prime Minister Manuel Valls denounced antisemitism in a searing speech to the National Assembly. Photo: Screenshot

It was an electrifying moment: in a voice crackling with anger and pain, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls denounced the rise of antisemitism in France before the country’s National Assembly yesterday, pointedly observing, “We haven’t shown enough outrage.”

Valls was speaking following the funerals of seven of the victims of last week’s Islamist terrorist attacks in France, in which a total of 17 people, including four Jews trapped in Friday’s siege at the HyperCacher market in eastern Paris, were murdered in cold blood.

Though his speech covered a wide range of issues, and included an emotional plea to recognize that France is “at war with jihadism and terrorism…not against Islam and Muslims,” Valls was determined to highlight the threat posed by antisemitism, declaring: “I say to the people in general who perhaps have not reacted sufficiently up to now, and to our Jewish compatriots, that this time [antisemitism] cannot be accepted.”

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The address brought to mind the impassioned “J’Accuse” letter, penned by the great French writer Emile Zola in 1898, in response to the antisemitism displayed by the French government during the infamous trial of Captain Alfred Dreyfus, the Jewish military officer who was convicted and publicly humiliated on fabricated charges of treason. In that letter, Zola spoke with disgust “of the hunting for the ‘dirty Jews,’ which dishonors our time.”

When Valls asked with anger, “How can we accept that cries of  ‘death to the Jews’ can be heard on the streets?” the echoes of Zola’s words were unmistakable.

In his speech, Valls was explicit that the “first question that has to be dealt with clearly is the struggle against antisemitism.”

“History has taught us that the awakening of antisemitism is the symptom of a crisis for democracy and of a crisis for the Republic. That is why we must respond with force,” Valls said. Recalling a series of antisemitic outrages in France in recent years, such as the abduction, torture and murder of the young Parisian Jew Ilan Halimi in 2006, the murder of three small children and a rabbi by an Islamist gunman at a Jewish school in Toulouse in 2012, and the rape of a young Jewish woman during an antisemitic assault on a Jewish home in the Paris suburb of Creteil in December 2014, Valls asserted that these and other incidents “did not not produce the national outrage that our Jewish compatriots expected.”

“How can we accept that in France, where the Jews were emancipated two centuries ago, but which was also where they were martyred [during the Nazi Holocaust] 70 years ago, that cries of  ‘death to the Jews’ can be heard on the streets?” Valls asked, the indignation in his voice steadily rising. “How can we accept that French people can be murdered for being Jews? How can we accept that compatriots, or a Tunisian citizen whose father sent him to France so that he would be safe, is killed when he goes out to buy his bread for Shabbat?”

Valls observed that there “is a historical antisemitism that goes back centuries.” But, he added, “there is also a new antisemitism that is born in our neighborhoods, coming through the internet, satellite dishes, against the backdrop of loathing of the State of Israel, which advocates hatred of the Jews and all the Jews.”

Implored the French Prime Minister: “It has to be spelled out – the right words must be used to fight this unacceptable antisemitism.”

Valls emphasized an additional point that he has made repeatedly over the last few days: that a France shorn of its Jewish community would no longer be France. “This is the message we have to communicate loud and clear,” he said. “How can we accept that in certain schools and colleges the Holocaust can’t be taught? How can we accept that when a child is asked, ‘who is your enemy,’ the response is ‘the Jew?’  When the Jews of France are attacked, France is attacked, the conscience of humanity is attacked. Let us never forget that.”

The speech was also an opportunity for Valls to directly confront Dieudonné M’Bala M’bala, the anti-Semitic French provocateur infamous for devising the “quenelle,” an inverted Nazi salute, as well as for his frequent mocking of the Holocaust. Yesterday, the French authorities confirmed that Dieudonné, along with 53 other defendants, had been arrested for offenses including hate speech, antisemitism, and glorifying terrorism.

Refusing to mention the self-styled comedian by name, Valls spoke of “the indignity of a serial hater having a full house on Saturday night, when the country was mourning for what happened [at the HyperCacher market] in Porte de Vincennes.” As the National Assembly rose in a standing ovation for the Prime Minister, Valls thundered, “Let us never pass over these matters in silence, and let justice be implacable with those who preach hate. And I say that emphatically here at the National Assembly.”

Valls ended his speech by examining the difference between blasphemy and hate speech, a particularly pregnant theme in France in the wake of the massacre carried out at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. “When a young man or woman, a citizen, has doubts and approaches me or the Minister of Education with the question: ‘But I don’t understand, how come you want to silence this comedian, and you put the Charlie Hebdo journalists up on a pedestal,’ there is a fundamental difference,” he remarked. “There is a fundamental difference between the freedom to be insolent – blasphemy is not a crime and never will be – and antisemitism, racism, excusing terrorism and Holocaust denial, which are crimes that the courts must punish with ever greater severity.”

Just as striking as the raw emotion which characterized the Prime Minister’s address was the lack of media attention, certainly in the English language, given to his comments about antisemitism and the future of French Jews. Leading outlets, among them the BBC, the Financial Times, the Daily Mail and English-language broadcaster France 24, either made no mention of the sections of Valls’ speech that dealt with antisemitism, or buried them deep in their reports.

An indication, perhaps, that the lack of outrage which so incensed the French Prime Minister will continue for as long as journalists and reporters fail to acknowledge that hatred of Jews lies at the core of Islamist ideology, just as it did among the nationalists and xenophobes whom Emile Zola confronted more than a century ago.

Be sure to watch these excerpts from the address of French Prime Minister Manuel Valls to the National Assembly. The Algemeiner is also pleased to provide a translation of his remarks on antisemitism as a service to our readers.

Following is a translation of the remarks on antisemitism delivered by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls to the National Assembly on January 13, 2015:

…The first question that has to be clearly dealt with is the struggle against antisemitism. History has taught us that the awakening of antisemitism is the symptom of a crisis for democracy and of a crisis for the Republic. That is why we must respond with force. Since Ilan Halimi in 2006, after the crimes of Toulouse, antisemitic acts in France have grown to an intolerable degree. The words, the insults, the gestures, the shameful attacks, as we saw in Creteil a few weeks ago, which I mentioned here in the Chamber, and which did not not produce the national outrage that our Jewish compatriots expected.

There is a huge level of concern, that fear which we felt at the HyperCacher at Porte de Vincennes and in the synagogue de la Victoire on Sunday night. How can we accept that in France, where the Jews were emancipated two centuries ago, but which was also where they were martyred 70 years ago, how can we accept that cries of  “death to the Jews” can be heard on the streets?  How can we accept these acts that I have just mentioned? How can we accept that French people can be murdered for being Jews? How can we accept that compatriots, or a Tunisian citizen whose father sent him to France so that he would be safe, is killed when he goes out to buy his bread for Shabbat  because he is Jewish? This is not acceptable and I say to the people in general who perhaps have not reacted sufficiently up to now, and to our Jewish compatriots, that this time it cannot be accepted, that we must stand up and say what’s really going on.

There is a historical antisemitism that goes back centuries, but there is also a new antsemitism that is born in our neighborhoods, coming through the internet, satellite dishes, against the backdrop of the loathing of the State of Israel, and which advocates hatred of the Jews and all the Jews. It has to be spelled out, the right words must be used to fight this unacceptable antisemitism.

( …) Without its Jews France would not be France, this is the message we have to communicate loud and clear. We haven’t done so. We haven’t shown enough outrage. How can we accept that in certain schools and colleges the Holocaust can’t be taught? How can we accept that when a child is asked  “Who is your enemy” the response is “the Jew?” When the Jews of France are attacked France is attacked, the conscience of humanity is attacked. Let us never forget it.

And to how to accept the indignity of a serial hater having a full house on Saturday night, when the country was mourning for what happened in Porte de Vincennes? Let us never pass over these matters in silence, and let justice be implacable with those who preach hate. And I say that emphatically here at the National Assembly.

And to finish my remarks, Ladies and Gentleman, when someone, a young man or woman, a citizen, has doubts and approaches me or the Minister of Education with the question: “But I don’t understand, how come you want to silence this comedian, and you put the Charlie Hebdo journalists up on a pedestal?” There is a fundamental difference – and this is the battle that we have to win, educating our young people – there is a fundamental difference between the freedom to be insolent – blasphemy is not a crime and never will be – there is a fundamental difference between that liberty and anti-Semitism, racism, excusing terrorism and Holocaust denial, which are crimes that the courts must punish with ever greater severity.

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  • Van Snyder

    Los Angeles Times didn’t cover the speech at all. New York Times quoted only “France is at war with terrorism, jihadism and radical Islamism,” Prime Minister Manuel Valls told the National Assembly to thundering applause ahead of the vote. “France is not at war with a religion. France is not at war with Islam and Muslims.” This sort of coverage speaks volumes about the LA Times and the New York Times.

  • ‘We Haven’t Shown Enough Courage to Accept Culture Justifies and Authorises terror the individual Adherent ‘Few’ the Culture creates as individuals or in groups deliver it”: French PM Issues Blistering Denunciation of the the ‘Few’/’Moderate’/’Not Islam’ policy paradigm.

    Under the ‘Few’/’Moderate’/’Not Islam’ policy paradigm inept dangerous Western cultural gatekeepers “looking for excuses” after each new Muslim cultural atrocity continues.

    Prime Minister Manuel Valls said France had to wake up to the “territorial, ethnic and social apartheid” plaguing the country. “This is not about looking for excuses,”

    It is “looking for excuses” as cultures other than Islam have even worse “territorial, ethnic and social apartheid” issues for instance the Australian aborigines and other indigenous groups around the world yet they do not go off and commit genocide in other countries nor do they turn on their fellow cultures in their own space and visit terror upon them.

    This means the ‘real’ cause is not “territorial, ethnic and social apartheid” it is a taboo of not admitting cultures justify and authorise terror (as it is a political act) and the individual adherent ‘Few’ as individuals or in groups deliver it. Cultures inform the ethical behavioral boundaries its adherents operate in not individuals, not the ‘Few’.

    This means the Islamic/Muslim culture is responsible via its cultural codex otherwise the Islamic/Muslim terror would not occur. Social psychologists know this to be true yet to mention it means you are a bigot and suffering from a mental illness a phobia. Sanity becomes insanity.

    The Islamic/Muslim cultural codex construct of Other is deleted or the terror continues – this continues to be a taboo observation despite the evidence.

  • Lets call a spade for what it is. The French gov’t is to blame for its head up their —-.What can you expect when they don’t stand up and be counted to thwart Hamas/PLO’s president abbas move to become a state, preventing them from becoming a member of the world court. For Shame France, Sweden, Holland, Denmark, Norway, UK for shaking in your boots and allowing these immigrants taking over your governments. You bought it, now fix it. Turning your back on the Jews is the name of the game. But after the Jews are gone who’s next? We all are! This is a religious war for world dominaton by radical Islam not unlike earlier times when Islamization raised its ugly head. Today’s attacks make Hitler’s Germany kindergarten games, if the world doesn’t wake up and see the Mosques as the hotbed of hate and discontent, financed by the Saudis, Qatar, and the other nations of the Arabian Peninsula, then this will go on unabated. Israel and the Jews are the easy target for your lack of fortitude and justice against anti-semitism as was in the not too distant past and through the ages.

  • George Lowell

    Thank you Algemeiner for posting this article which I have also reposted on my FB page and an especial thank you for the translation which I have sent to friends – others have posted the French but no other newspaper or magazine has recognized the importance of translating this – it is like the others are trying to bury this amazing speech. As “feather” said above, “this may be… a turning point . An astonishing and historic event . Bravo Mr Valls !”

  • Gentlemen, please note:
    The Barbarians[‘moderates’ and extremists- have returned to Europe after 1500 years.
    -Then their invasion led to the fall of the Western Roman Empire [in 476 AC]
    -Today, Europe is shaking from the blows that have just begun.
    Sometimes history repeats itself.

    Joseph Rosen
    Author of ‘Why a Jew?’
    ISBN: 9781616672300

  • moreyn kamenir

    No thank you no one is asking for your outrage. They would prefer you put that energy into protecting and defending them…or perhaps into your governmental system that has ignored the repeated attacks on their Jewish citizenry for years now. It is your fault it has escalated to this degree and your ‘outrage’ won’t help them now.

    • To the remarks of Moreyn Kamenir: How dreadfully right you are. Lamentations never helped and never will help. The entire human history of all times proves that. Thank you.

    • Ilana Sebba

      I beg to differ. Mr Vallsis first of all, relatively new in French politics.
      Secondly, I think he genuinely feels outrage and that is the first step to action: to feel strongly about something. Thirdly, I cannot see what other reason Mr Valls would have for making his speech than to urge the government to start acting. Politically he has nothing to gain that O can think of.

    • Hadara S.

      I have been wondering about this interesting split for hours now: between those who jumped to their feet after the speech and those who will actually go and do something about it.

  • aall55

    Too little too late .

  • Ronnie Tharp-Garber

    The huge influx of Muslims, starting in the 1960’s and continuing into the 1990’s, all was accommodated because of liberalism and a socialistic duty to welcome everyone AND the lower level jobs the French didn’t want were given to the incoming emigres. But then the problems started: Major areas of Paris and surrounding cities became purely Muslim enclaves. The gendarmes were afraid to enter these zones. Rape of non-Muslim women, crime, stabbings, etc. from the Muslim community were given a pass because the mainstream establishment did not want to rock the liberal boat. It became clear that these emigres would never assimilate into French culture. Rather, they began to demand their “rights” to build their mosques, to wear the Hijab, to have their madrassas, etc. And then came the radicalization, the propaganda, the hate trickling down to their children and their children’s children. And concurrent with what was happening in France, was the rise of militant Islam in major Muslim countries, all singing the Mantra “Death to the Jews and the Infidel (all non-Muslims). Now the situation has reached meltdown. If the West does not act, Europe and all freedom-loving mankind will succumb to brutality, savagery, butchery (beheading is the murder style of choice), ISIS in control, etc. The writing is on the wall. It will be much worse than the Nazis. And it won’t just be in France. The cancer will be in all of Europe. And ultimately, the Great Satan (according to the radicals), the U.S. will enter the fray and have to take the same stand. What we are witnessing is the Clash of civilizations. Are we ready for this? If not, you better get ready, folks.

  • Erwin Sekulow

    Finally a political leader had the courage to speak out forcefully condemning the anti-Semitism plaguing France. Where are the voices of other political and religious leaders? Why is the press and communication outlets silent in their lack of reporting? SHAME

  • SYLVAIN SIBONI

    As a French Moroccan Jew whose family left France over 30 years ago, I remember my father telling me he worked on Yom Kippur, for fear of anti-Semitism of his coworkers and be able to keep his job. I wish I could be hopeful but the scourge of today’s disenfranchised Arabs in France is a whole new level of anti-Semitism rooted in their misery and hopelessness created by the French government. Too little too late.

    • theo

      This is an honourable man speaking But do his words reach those in the no – go areas who are rigid in their ways and their hatred To have places where minds are closed and hatred festers takes more than one brave voice to register
      What sticks in my mind is the French vote in the Security Council in favour of a Palestinian state where one of the parties to such a government is an acknowledged terrorist organisation. Hamas is sworn to the destruction of Israel When France shows them the green light, this is saying yes to Jew hatred
      In the coming weeks and months eyes will be on France to see how deep this re – formed attitude has sunk in
      For now, I have to say, actions speak louder than words

  • mark

    Maybe Obama could learn a few things from this man who obviously isn’t afraid to speak out.

    • The democracies are singing the praises of “free speech” but do not acknowledge the difficulties of finding the truth under current conditions where mass media are dumbing down the population in the West. Free speech as venting is defended, but not the ongoing education that facilitates the search for an always elusive “truth.” I wrote about that here: http://clarespark.com/2015/01/12/what-free-speech/.

  • The speach of PM Walls is encouraging. However how is it possible to understand the hyppocritical behaviour of the French government a short while ago at the Security Council of the UN.Today Israel is to be coerced to establish a palestinian state that does not take the legitimate security interests of the Jewish state into consideration and tomorrow France will be coerced to divide Paris into a separate moslem city and a separate french capital.In 30 years down the road , the security council will force Franceto accept the” 2 Frances solution” :a catholic-european France and an Islamic -Fundalistic “France” with a divided Paris as a capital for both states. SO WAKE UP FRANCE BEFORE IT GETS TOO LATE !!!

  • I’m having second thoughts,regarding the French. The Islamists were marching every day with black flags,chanting
    ” DETH TO THE JEWS ” in a predominantly Islamic suburb of Western Sydney,Australia,during the Gaza war, the police and all the other security organisations, did nothing

    • Bing

      You are so right

  • P. Richter

    Endlich, endlich eine Rede vor der französischen Nationalversammlung, die an Eindeutigkeit der Zustandsbeschreibung des schlimmen Antisemitismus in Frankreich seinesgleichen sucht!!
    Frankreichs PM Valls lieferte einen Aufschrei gegen die Lethargie und Akzeptanz der Franzosen, was die täglichen Verleumdungen, Beleidigungen, Tötungen von Juden in Frankreich betrifft. Wirklich, so kann und darf es nicht weitergehen! “žFrankreich ist nicht Frankreich ohne seine Juden!”, diese Weisheit kommt spät aber hoffentlich nicht zu spät. Ich würde hinzufügen, Europa ist nicht Europa ohne seine Juden.
    Gratulation an Manuel Valls, dessen Rede eine Sternstunde französischer Demokratie ist.

  • Au jour d’hui La France n’est pas La France du Zola et Clemenceau mais La France du Esterhazy et Petain

  • Robert Davis

    Congratulatons to the Allgemeiner for printing the PM Valls speech at Parliament and giving it the importance it deserves. However unfortunately Valls is not the president who in fact has the control of french politics in particular the foreign affairs which is at the core of french antisemitism via antizionism and its 50 years old anti Israel policy. As long as this anti Israel policy will not be TRASHED to show France is no longer among those who want to destroy Israel which is turn will influence other european nations, antisemitism will continue. With 8 million arabs and their anti Israel and anti West hate deep in their hearts neither antisemitism nor french decadence can be stopped. These people MUST GO it is just a matter of HOW. First by stopping family subsidies and of course EXCEPTION MEASURES which seemingly Valls does not favour. Probably hollande does not accept them and only the president has final decision on this matter.And this is only the FIRST STEP. So this matter is not settled and antisemitism and french downfall has not ended unless hollande understands the situation is desperate and starts acting against moslems.First of all family subsidies for moslems at this stage this is THE problem number one.

  • PGB

    Finally…please be heard and the advice you gove taken..

  • Since the days of Jean Jaurès, I can’t think of a French socialist politician as determined, as eloquent and as outraged by anti-Semitism and the assault on the truth that France is experiencing, as Minister Manuel Valls. He should be highly commended.

    I hope national apathy will not soon drown his message.

  • Feather

    Thank you Algemeiner for posting this article which I have reposted on my FB page and an especial thank you for the translation .this could, may be ,possibly hopefully be a turning point . An astonishing and historic event . Bravo Mr Valls !

  • Roger

    I salute the French Prime Minister for his speech. Now it is time for all leaders in Europe, Britain and the rest of the world to have the courage to speak out and do something against antisemitism and the perpetrators of it.

  • Yaakov Shore

    . Lets pray the PM’s speech lights a fire under French derrieres.

  • David Polovin

    We applaud and salute Prime Minister Manuel Valls. Will his French compatriots, whose elected representatives stood and applauded him, do likewise? Will they remember his words tomorrow? The answer depends on the will of the Government to turn speeches into moral and legal positions.

  • Jack

    Still no hope for Britain.

  • Ykmail

    It really is time to open the eyes and see what Islam really is in its true nature: a religion of hate and destruction. Their main theme is to destroy all Jews.
    I feel sad for many Muslims shot really don’t know this basic feature of their religion.
    No man can be killed in the name of God unless that “God” is something quite else in disguise.

  • Ykmail

    It really is time to open the eyes and see what Islam really is in its true nature: a religion of hate and destruction. Their main theme is to destroy all Jews.
    I feel sad for many Muslims shot really don’t know this basic feature is their religion.
    No man can be killed in the name of God unless that “God” is something quite else in disguise.

  • Doug Brown

    Sadly, the speech was ignored by the BBC and the NY Times. People simply are not interested.

  • Ah,to have a true leader here!As it is so clear we do not have one in America.

    • Hadara S.

      The NY Times has had an anti-semitic agenda for a very long time. Their readership often demands less slanted writing and forgetting to write altogether, as in this case, but the NYT can’t concern itself with the truth anyway, so why be surprised?

  • Powerful stuff, long live this sentiment in all Europe

  • Mario

    WOW!!! A VERY RARE LEADER FROM FRANCE. VALLS HAS BALLS!

  • What a lying hypocrite. Deeds are what count. What have the French done to stop attacks on Jews. No Jew can walk in France with a skullcap or clearly identified as a religious Jew. Have the perpetrators that shot at synagogues been apprehended. Of course not, this is not a French priority.

  • Larry Butchins

    The world needs more leaders like this. Bravo M. Valls!

  • Mayven

    Magnifiques.

    A troubled fragile world…

  • Yoel Nitzarim

    Dans laquelle se trouve l’équivalence entre une vie de humna et une vie juive humaine ; ce est pourquoi un être humain ne Gentile ont le droit et l’audace de dénigrer la vie d’un être humain juif ?

    Wherein lies the equivalence between a humna life and a human jewish life; wherefore does one Gentile human being have the right and the audacity to denigrate the life of a jewish human being?

  • Dov

    Seems that the USA and all other European countries can learn from France and furthermore it seems that France has had their fill with Moslems and is starting to realize that soon there will no longer be France, but a Moslem entity if they don’t stand up now.

  • Job

    Antisemitism: France’s terrible voting history at the UN for 70 years. Calling Muslims as Palestinians and a 3-state as a 2-state in the same land is equal to genocide, not just false history and poor math.

  • NuritGn

    Prime Minister Manuel Valls ia so angry maybe he will save France from itself!

  • Tony Rice

    It wasn’t so long ago the French were cooperating with the Nazis, rounding up French Jews and shipping them off. Something France has tried to keep quiet.

  • Carl

    Wow! There is hope for France. Hats off to Prime Minister Valls!!

    • jackson mushi

      Jews are chosen people, according to the Bible, no room for anti-Semitism in Europe

    • The problem is the rest of France and the world DID NOT HEAR his words. The media DID NOT report them. the media buried his words in France and the rest of the world. I would not have known of his speech if not for Algemeiner. It sure wasn’t on any American or BBC news networks on my television news networks. Would there were more news services like Algemeiner!

  • Efram

    Bravo!

    • Sonia Willats

      Wow, there is a glimmer of hope for France (as opposed to Europe’s parliament, and -shame on you – England.) I was greatly surprised and distressed during 2014 that an anti-semitic rally attended by some 17000 madmen was allowed in the name of freedom of speech. We have seen the outcomes of Dieudonne and all who are allowed to promote hate speech and actions. All internet sites that promote hatred and recruit to jihad and murder should be blocked.

      The incitement to murder and racial hatred is not freedom of speech, it is incitement to murder that is eventually played out by rebels without a just cause.

      ALL STRENGTH TO MANUEL VALLS. SHAME ON HOLLANDE for being a turn-coat and part-time friend – Netanyahu had welcomed him to Israel with open arms when he opposed the Iran ‘de-frost.’ Apparently he is a turncoat, a weakling LIKE MOST OF THE UK LEADERSHIP who will regret one day their lack of even-handedness towards Israel/Jews and their lack of spine against radical Islam.

      I regret, as often, that I cannot see the many worthwhile comments I appreciate reading on Algemeiner. I recognise I am saying nothing amazing; just recognising, with hope, this wonderful REAL MAN. But Algemeiner attracts comments from many people whose opinions I value reading; yet they are so often not visible.

    • racy

      HE IS A GREAT MAN; A BRAVE MAN; A PRINCE; LONG MAY HE LIVE! IF FRANCE WANTS TO KEEP ITS JEWS, IT MUST PROTECT THEM. IF THEY LEAVE, AND THEY ARE LEAVING, MANY
      THOUSANDS HAVE LEFT ALREADY, FRANCE IS GONE! Manuel VALLS HAS THE GUTS, WISDOM AND FORTITUTE HOLLANDE
      LACKS.

  • Brian Shapiro

    excellent speach

  • Anthony dayton

    To Prime Minister Valls, thank you. For your courage, decency’ morality and eloquence, thank you.

  • Fred

    Bravo, a politician who had the guts, the guts to pronounce the truth of the new brand of anti Semitism that prevail in France and Europe. I admire the pPrime Minister Manuel Walls for being outspoken in the French Assembly it is really reminiscent of the contents of J’Acuse. He showed more integrity than lame duck Obama. It is bizarre that Europe after bathing in Jewish blood with it new NAZI Arab are still after the survivors blood.

  • Edna

    I agree. France did not show enough outrage regarding the murder of innocent Jews who were doing their Shabbat shopping.

    they were murdered just because they were Jews. The had neither vilified, nor vulgarly insulted and caricatured Mohammed .

    They were doing no one any harm.

  • You want the Jews to stay. Send the Muslims home. We gave you the 10 commandments and the Golden rule. The Muslims gave you terrorism, hate, violence, war and slavery. It is time to choose!

  • Golum

    Vive French Prime Minister Manuel Valls…it’s about time…we’ve been hearing …”Vive Charlie Bedou”…Where’s the “Je suis Juif””!!!!!!!?????????

  • noellsq

    I am impressed but most of the news media did not cover it.

  • The Dreyfus Affair can finally end in France when Imams and other French Muslims stand shoulder to shoulder to protect Jewish schools and institutions. http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/israels-endless-trials/

  • Julian Charlie Clovelley

    This is the real France that my grandfather, who died in 1918, defended in the trenches of the Great War as a soldier in the British Army, in the long years before his unit was transferred to similarly oppose the Ottoman Empire.

    This is the France he saw as friend and ally. If his spirit could have cried out from his grave in Greece, amongst so many millions of allied graves across Europe, I have little doubt his response to the French Prime Minister would have been, “Vive la France. Je suis Charlie”

    Grandfather was a very ordinary English bloke, who believed the future of his family depended on the preservation of the growing spirit of democracy and freedom throughout Europe, and that where a community was threatened in any one part of the Continent it was a threat to us all

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