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An antisemitic tag discovered under a commemorative plaque by the writer Pierre Pachet

Source: 20minutes

Paris – An antisemitic tag was discovered Friday under a commemorative plaque of the writer of Jewish origin Pierre Pachet in Paris.

“76 years after the Vel d’Hiv roundup, antisemitic acts taint the walls of Paris, yesterday in the 18th, today in the Marais, but not tomorrow because we will not let anything pass. banal “, wrote in a statement Pierre Aidenbaum, the PS mayor of the Paris borough.

The historian and essayist Pierre Pachet (1937-2016), born to Jewish parents of Russian origin, lived for nearly forty years in the building whose facade is decorated with a commemorative plaque to his name, rue Chapon in the Marais district.

The tag – a yellow star – was erased Friday evening after being spotted, then found by the police, told the AFP the mayor’s office. The mayor has announced his intention to file a complaint.