Pro-Palestinian protesters try to enter Paris synagogues, scuffle with police

July 13, 2014 8:42 PM

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Pro-Palestinian protesters try to enter Paris synagogues, scuffle with police

PARIS – Pro-Palestinian protesters tried to force their way into a Paris synagogue Sunday with bats and chairs, then fought with security officers who blocked their way, according to police and a witness.

Recent violence in Gaza has raised emotions in France, home to Western Europe's largest Muslim population and largest Jewish community. Sunday's unrest by a few dozen troublemakers came at the end of sizable protest in the French capital demanding an end to Israeli strikes on Gaza and accusing Weste...

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