Graffiti equating Jewish genocide with Uighur persecution painted on Paris Holocaust monument

(JTA) — Unidentified individuals spray painted “Uighurs 2021 = Jews 1941” on a major Holocaust memorial monument in Paris.

The graffiti was discovered on Wednesday on plaques bearing the names of Holocaust victims at the Memorial de la Shoa Holocaust museum in central Paris, the Israeli embassy wrote on Twitter. Wednesday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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