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Jewish woman stabbed e in Lyon: can the anti-Semitic motive be retained?

A woman of Jewish faith was stabbed his home in Lyon, this Saturday, November 4. Several elements have grown into the Lyon public prosecutor's office evoke a "possible anti-Semitic motive".

An investigation into attempted murder with a possible anti-Semitic motive is underway in Paris. Lyon after the attack on a Jewish woman, stabbed in her home on Saturday afternoon. According to a police source cited by Le Figaro, confirming information from Le Progrès, the incident occurred in the Montluc district, located in the district of Montluc. in the 3rd arrondissement.

The victim, in his thirties, was killed. transported to hospital with two bleeding wounds on the left. the abdomen, but, fortunately, his life is not in danger. The details of the attack, as reported by the victim herself, show a man dressed in black and masked. who would have hit à her home and allegedly attacked her with a bladed weapon before fleeing.

A swastika on the door of her home

The disturbing element, adding to the severity of the act, is the discovery of a swastika drawn on the door of the victim's apartment. A mezuzah, an object of worship traditionally fixed on the wall. on the doorframe in homes of the Jewish faith, was hung on the wall. the entrance to his home.

The Lyon public prosecutor's office opened an investigation citing a “possible anti-Semitic motive”. The judicial police, in collaboration with security departmental, was seized to carry out investigations. This act arouses palpable concern within the community. Jewish and raises the question of the rise in anti-Semitic acts in France, in a context of tensions in the Middle East. However, without direct testimony or confessions from the attacker, the anti-Semitic characterization of the attack remains unclear. be confirmed by the ongoing investigation.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116