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France: Yellow Vests yell anti-Semitic insults at philosopher Alain Finkielkraut00:58

France: Yellow Vests yell anti-Semitic insults at philosopher Alain Finkielkraut

France, Paris
February 17, 2019 at 16:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

A group of Yellow Vests protesters directed anti-Semitic abuse at French philosopher Alain Finkielkraut during a demonstration in Paris on Saturday.

Protesters were heard shouting, "France is for us ... You are a **** Zionist." In other videos of the incident, demonstrators are also reportedly heard shouting "go home" and "return to Tel Aviv."

Police positioned themselves between the protesters and Finkielkraut.

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced the incident, saying anti-Semitic insults are a negation of "what makes us a great nation." An investigation has now been launched into the incident.

France: Yellow Vests yell anti-Semitic insults at philosopher Alain Finkielkraut00:58
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A group of Yellow Vests protesters directed anti-Semitic abuse at French philosopher Alain Finkielkraut during a demonstration in Paris on Saturday.

Protesters were heard shouting, "France is for us ... You are a **** Zionist." In other videos of the incident, demonstrators are also reportedly heard shouting "go home" and "return to Tel Aviv."

Police positioned themselves between the protesters and Finkielkraut.

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced the incident, saying anti-Semitic insults are a negation of "what makes us a great nation." An investigation has now been launched into the incident.