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'Killing a Dog Is Worse Than Murdering a Jew': The Antisemitic Injustice of France's Sarah Halimi Trial

France's court decision declaring Sarah Halimi's torturer-murderer unfit for trial has convulsed the Jewish community. It signals to antisemites that violence against Jews is a lesser crime than attacking non-Jewish victims. Or even animals

Flora Cassen
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Flora Cassen

During the night of April 4, 2017, Kobili Traoré, a French citizen in his 20s, was, according to psychiatrists who examined him later in jail, in a state of delirious rage brought on by cannabis.

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