Caught Up In A Circle Of Hate

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NO REST: Muslim graves have become targets for vandalism by neo-Nazis

After all the howls of outrage, there was no sigh of relief when the truth came out. First, a 23-year-old woman named Marie Leblanc riveted France with a horrific tale: six ethnic-Arab and black youths had attacked her on a train near Paris, she claimed on July 9, because they took her for a Jew. They lacerated her skin, shredded her clothes, hacked off her hair, drew swastikas on her body and manhandled her 13-month-old baby while fellow passengers looked away. Appalled, President Jacques Chirac denounced the "anti-Semitic aggression this young woman and her baby were victims of," and demanded its...

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