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February 14, 2016 2:13 pm

French Jews Pay Tribute to Memory of Ilan Halimi on Tenth Anniversary of Murder

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French Jew Ilan Halimi was kidnapped, tortured and killed in 2006 by an antisemitic gang. Photo: Twitter, AJC.

French Jew Ilan Halimi was kidnapped, tortured and killed in 2006 by an antisemitic gang. Photo: Twitter, AJC.

Dozens of people turned out in Bagneux, south of Paris, on Saturday evening to pay tribute to Ilan Halimi, on the 10th anniversary of his murder in an anti-Semitic attack.

Halimi, who was 23 years old at the time of his death, was kidnapped and held for three weeks, during which he was tortured while the gang responsible tried to extort his family for ransom money, eventually succumbing to his wounds. The gang leader assumed that the family was rich because they were Jewish.

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