French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélanchon said there is an electoral conspiracy, of which the 2012 murders at a Jewish school in Toulouse were part.
“You will see that in the last week of the presidential campaign we will have a serious incident or assassination. In 2012, it was Merah,” said Melanchon, leader of the Unruly France movement.
Mohammed Merah, a jihadist from Syria killed three Jewish children and a rabbi.
In addition, the politician mentioned the killing of a policeman on the Champs Elysees by a Muslim.
“It was all planned in advance. We pull all kinds of people out of nowhere, which again allows us to point the finger at Muslims and invent a civil war. It’s boring,” Jean-Luc Mélanchon declared.
These statements of the politician were criticized by representatives of French Jewish organizations, who accused him of “attacking the memory of the victims.