Lyon after Charlie Hebdo – synagogues ‘virtual fortresses’

Lyon is a very good place to understand the tensions in France right now. Everyone is still reeling from the terrorist attacks at the offices of magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket in Paris in January. The country is in trauma and no-one knows what is going to happen next.

Liverpudlian Andrew Hussey studied in Lyon in the 1980s and remembers that it seemed to be normal in student circles to hate Jews, black people and Arabs, while there were teachers who propagated Holocaust denial…

(Video at link)

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