New French App Makes Reporting Anti-Semitic Acts Easier

lycraThe French NGO LICRA launched an app that allows users to take a picture of a hate crime, such as graffiti, and report it to authorities through the app.  There is also a “panic button” feature in the case of immediate danger.  Read more about the app on JTA.

Anti-Semitic acts increased by 30% from 2011 to 2012, with 40% of all anti-Semitic acts in 2012 consisting of attacks against Jews.  Anti-Semitic acts in France increased by 58% in 2012.