French lawmakers unanimously adopted a bill that toughens criminal penalties for racist and anti-Semitic acts. Tuesday’s vote followed a wave of attacks on Jewish sites in France linked to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The legislation passed in the National Assembly requires approval by the Senate before it becomes law.
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