In February 2006, Halimi was kidnapped, tortured and killed because he was
a Jew. He was held captive for twenty-four days during which he was stabbed and
burned with cigarettes and acid before being found naked and handcuffed to a
Last week, the leader of a Paris gang was sentenced to life in prison, and other trials continue.
Paul underlines the importance of criminal justice in fighting hate crimes. Read the whole opinion piece.
Published on July 16, 2009
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