International League Against Racism and Anti-Semitism

The International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism -or International League Against Racism and Anti-Semitism ( LICRA ) in French-was Established in 1927 and is Opposed to intolerance, exclusion and xénophobie.

In 1927, French journalist Bernard Lecache created “The League Against Pogroms”, and launched a media campaign in support of Sholom Schwartzbard who assassinated Symon Petliura on May 25, 1926 in the Latin Quarter of Paris. Schwartzbard viewed Petliura as responsible for numerous pogroms in Ukraine. After Schwartzbard’s acquittal, the league Evolved into LICA ( International League against Antisemitism -or international league anti-semitism contre ). Schwartzbard was a prominent activist in this organization. Read More…

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