“Youths” in the culturally enriched northern French city of Amiens staged some of the worst riots in years, setting a school and cars on fire, throwing bottles and fireworks, and attacking the police. Sixteen police officers were reported injured, some of them by buckshot.
In other news, Csanad Szegedi, a leader in the anti-Semitic Jobbik party in Hungary, has been revealed as a Jew himself. In 2010 Mr. Szegedi learned that his maternal grandmother was a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, but managed to keep the news quiet until recently. He has resigned from the party under pressure.
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