French President Vows to Fight Racism and Anti-Semitism

December 31, 2014 9:16 PM

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French President Francois Hollande has used his New Year's Eve television speech to say that the fight against racism and anti-Semitism will be his national cause for 2015.

France faced an increase of acts of anti-Semitism and racism in 2014, according to government statistics. Examples included Muslim Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem and black Justice Minister Christiane Taubira both being the target of slurs.

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