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Holocaust Survivor Stabbed And Burned To Death In Suspected Hate Crime

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The Local France

Mireille Knoll, a French Jewish national, survived one of the most horrific genocides in human history.

She was only a child when the Second World War broke out, during a time when more than 13,000 Jews living in Paris were detained.

At the age of nine, Knoll was able to flee the war-torn country before being taken to a Nazi concentration camp, all thanks to her mother's Brazilian passport.

She later returned to Paris and married a Holocaust survivor, who passed away sometime in the early 2000s.

According to an article by Time magazine in 2016, there are only around 100,000 holocaust survivors alive today.

Famous Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel advocated peace for decades, using his voice to tell stories about the atrocities of a hideous past in the hopes that genocides never happen again.

Unfortunately his message hasn't resonated in the hearts of everyone, and now two people have been charged with the murder of the now 85-year-old Knoll.

Knoll was found dead in her apartment in the east of the Paris. She reportedly had been living there alone.

An autopsy on her body discovered the worst, and authorities and politicians believe her death is part of a larger scheme...

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