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    France: Muslim “human rights activist” to Le Pen: “I am going to slit your throat Muslim-style”

    February 26, 2017 5:49 pm By Robert Spencer 4 Comments
    “I am going to slit your throat Muslim-style”? There is a Muslim style to slitting throats? Isn’t that quite “Islamophobic” of Mehdi Meklat?

    “‘Slit your throat’ Blogger who threatened to KILL Marine Le Pen under fire,” by Romina McGuinness, Express, February 22, 2017 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):
    AN ACCLAIMED French blogger has come under heavy criticism after thousands of racist, homophobic and hate-filled tweets he published years ago under a pseudonym resurfaced at the end of last week, triggering a storm of outrage.
    For years, Mehdi Meklat, a 24-year-old human rights activist and former Bondy Blog journalist – who, until last week, was hailed as one of France’s rising media stars – published “sickening” tweets under the pseudonym ‘Marcelin Deschamps’, a “provocative” but “fictional” character who, according to the young writer, “does not reflect his personal beliefs, values and morals”.
    On Twitter, Mr Meklat – writing as Marcelin Deschamps – threatened to kill Marine Le Pen.
    He wrote: “I am going to slit your throat Muslim-style.”
    The journalist is also guilty of apologising terrorism and anti-Semitism: hiding behind his ‘fictional’ character, he praised Islamic terrorist Mohammed Merah, said that he “really missed Osama bin Laden” and that we should “bring back Hitler”.
    He also said that he wanted to “rape” former Charlie Hebdo editor-in-chief, Charb – one of the victims of the January 2015 terrorist attacks – with a “Laguiole knife”….
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    Antifas Greet Marine Le Pen in Nantes

    Posted on February 27, 2017 by Baron Bodissey
    A planned visit to Nantes by Marine Le Pen — the leader of the Front National, and the front-runner in this year’s French presidential election — caused “spontaneous” rioting in the city by Antifa and related “anti-fascist” groups. A substantial deployment of well-armed police was required to restore order.
    Many thanks to Ava Lon for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

    Transcript:
    00:04 Molotov cocktails, projectiles, or fireworks.
    00:08 in the streets of Nantes small groups
    00:12 are trying to pick a fight with law enforcement, the latter
    00:16 responding with a heavy reinforcement of tear gas.
    00:20 Banner: “The Front National is a mortal danger. In life, at work, equality without discrimination. NO to the party of hatred.”
    Clashes during a rally against
    00:24 the National Front. 2-3 thousand people opposed the arrival of Marine Le Pen.
    00:28 Banner: “Let’s be ungovernable”
    A demonstration that was calm at first,
    00:32 but the first clashes rapidly begin.
    00:36 Some demonstrators, tiny groups of left-wingers,
    00:40 booing the police, are disrupting the march: scenes which have become
    00:44 almost normal in Nantes. “We have already observed many times, on numerous occasions,
    00:48 during other rallies, the throwing of Molotov cocktails and
    00:52 incendiary bombs. They are well-equipped, those groups in Nantes,
    00:56 in order to lead urban guerrillas against the law enforcement.” Among
    01:00 700 people deployed, at least eleven police officers and gendarmes were wounded.
    01:05 Eight perpetrators were arrested. Once again the downtown
    01:09 is the victim of violence: broken windows, signboards at the tram stops vandalized,
    01:13 and the inhabitants of Nantes are worried about new clashes this afternoon
    01:17 during the meeting of Marine Le Pen.
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    France: Muslim teen attacked Jewish teacher with machete in the “name of Allah and ISIS”

    March 4, 2017 By Robert Spencer 20 Comments
    The Qur’an depicts the Jews as inveterately evil and bent on destroying the well-being of the Muslims. They are the strongest of all people in enmity toward the Muslims (5:82); as fabricating things and falsely ascribing them to Allah (2:79; 3:75, 3:181); claiming that Allah’s power is limited (5:64); loving to listen to lies (5:41
    They swore, if we gave them our weapons, that the wars of the tribes would cease.
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    They swore, if we gave them our weapons, that the wars of the tribes would cease.
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    French Mayor Charged With Crime After Expressing Concern Over Muslim Takeover of Town

    Town's schools have classes with over 90% Muslim composition

    RT - March 9, 2017 21 Comments

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    A French mayor has appeared in court on charges of inciting hatred for his remarks last year, in which he said that there were too many Muslim children at the schools in his city, and implied that the ethnic French population is being “replaced.”
    Robert Menard, mayor of the southern town of Béziers and an ally of Marine Le Pen’s anti-immigration and Eurosceptic National Front party, appeared before Paris Criminal Court on Wednesday for the launch of his trial for incitement of hatred, in relation to two statements he made in 2016.
    “In a class in the city center of in my town, 91 percent of the children are Muslims. Obviously, this is a problem,” he said in an interview on the French news channel LCI in September.



    “There are limits to tolerance.”
    In the same month on the first day of school, Menard also wrote a tweet, saying: “These classes represent the most striking proof of the #GreatReplacement in progress. Just look at old class photos.” The Great Replacement is a phrase coined by French writer Renaud Camus, referring to a hypothetical replacement of the ethnic French population in France with immigrants from the former colonies. Camus was convicted and fined for inciting hatred in 2014.
    If found guilty, Menard faces a €1,800 fine to be payable within 60 days, and will face a prison term if he refuses to pay up.
    In support of the request for punishment, the prosecutor argued that by allowing such a remark the mayor portrayed children as a “burden for the national community.”
    “He reduced them to their religion, regardless of whether they are French nationals or do not practice this religion,” the prosecutor said, as cited by AFP.
    Meanwhile, Menard has not appeared to show any remorse at the trial, saying that with his controversial rhetoric on the highly debatable topic he did not want to “stigmatize” anybody but aimed to paint a real picture of what is going on in the French schools.
    “I do not find it desirable for children and their mothers that there are ghetto schools. And to find solutions, it is necessary to say what it is,” Menard said.
    Defending his Camus reference, Menard said that although he did not support the writer’s penchant for conspiracy theories, his observations struck him as “pragmatic” and “telling.”
    “It is true that 25 years ago our schools were not composed of the same children as today,” Menard said.
    When asked by the court why he had picked exactly Camus to write a book about Béziers, Menard argued that his choice has nothing to do with the debate.
    “He also writes tourist guides,” the mayor retorted.
    The lawyer for Menard demanded the court clear him of all charges unless it wants to be known for pronouncing a “death penalty for the freedom of thought.”
    This is not the only scandal that has engulfed the controversial mayor. In May 2015, Menard, a former socialist and co-founder of Reporters Without Borders, was accused of racism after he “counted” the names of schoolchildren to determine how many of them were Muslim, coming up with a figure of 64.6 percent. Keeping statistics on people’s race or religion is not permitted in France.In September 2015, Menard again caused outrage after a video emerged of him going around Syrian refugees’ houses telling them, “You are not welcome in this town.”
    They swore, if we gave them our weapons, that the wars of the tribes would cease.
    "You think a wall as solid as the earth separates civilisation from barbarism. I tell you the division is a sheet of glass."
    John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir of Enfield (1875-1940): Author and Diplomat

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    Hugh Fitzgerald: Good News From France: “Hate Speech” Charges Dropped Against Georges Bensoussan

    March 9, 2017 9:38 am By Hugh Fitzgerald 2 Comments

    Professor Georges Bensoussan of the University of Strasbourg is a celebrated French historian of the Holocaust. He is currently the lead editor at the Shoah Memorial in Paris, and author of, among many books, Europe, Une Passion Génocidaire (Europe: A Genocidal Passion), a work he defined as “an intellectual archeology of the Shoah” and an attempt to rehabilitate “a historical approach wrongly accused of being essentialist.” As a Jew born in Morocco, he also researches and writes, with the authority of direct knowledge, on the subject of Jews in Arab lands. And he writes, too, about North African Muslims in France. In 2002 he produced, under the alias of Emmanuel Brenner, a collective work on the state of French schools with Muslim students. This book was Les Territoires Perdus de la République (The Republic’s Lost Territories). Les Territoires was the first account directly written by teachers and high-school directors set in the French cités, reporting on the antisemitism, sexism, and racism that plagued these places and emanated, for the most part, from Muslims whose cultural roots were in North African countries. The book was both an immediate hit and a scandal, and Bensoussan soon ended up labeled by the left as a “new reactionary” and a “French neocon” for daring to discuss what everyone in France, but especially teachers and school administrators, knew was true about the effect of Muslim students on French schools, and especially on discipline. He also received support from many on the anti-Islam left, including not only the philosophers Élisabeth Badinter, Pascal Bruckner, and Alain Finkielkraut, but also, and importantly, from several Arabs, including the Algerian writer Boualem Sansal, who had witnessed the Algerian civil war of the 1990s, and the Algerian journalist Mohamed Sifaoui, who has risked his life both in Algeria and in France denouncing Islamist threats. The “anti-racists” of the LICRA (the League Against Racism and Anti-Semitism) also supported Bensoussan’s attempt to tell the truth about French schools. In 2004, the French government commissioned two successive reports on anti-Jewish violence in the Muslim-populated suburbs (banlieues), both essentially confirming what was in Bensoussan’s book, but these reports were both shelved because their conclusions were so disturbing.
    In October of 2015, Professor Bensoussan was invited to be a guest on Répliques, a radio program hosted by Alain Finkielkraut, the philosopher and member of the French Academy, to discuss a new documentary, Profs en Territoires Perdus de la République? to be broadcast that very night. Among Professor Bensoussan’s remarks on the program was his reference to the Algerian-born French sociologist Smain Laacher, a non-Jew, who had in an interview for a documentary declared that in Arab families, “antisemitism is in the air one breathes.” Bensoussan paraphrased Laacher as saying that in Arab families, “antisemitism is imbibed with their mother’s milk.” The words were different, but the meaning was exactly the same. Nonetheless, Laacher took offense at Bensoussan’s paraphrase, which he claimed implied that antisemitism among Arabs was “biological,” in the blood, and he further objected to being called an “Algerian sociologist” when, he said correctly, he was “French.” Here is how Laacher described what he had actually said in his documentary, that Bensoussan had paraphrased somewhat differently: “This anti-Semitism is already planted into the domestic space. It quasi-naturally rolls off the tongue, planted into the tongue. From parents to children, when they want to reprimand them, it is enough to call them Jews. OK, every Arab family knows that. Not to see that this anti-Semitism is first domestic is a monumental hypocrisy.”
    Not a monumental difference, but the hint he detected of a “biological” antisemitism in Bensoussan’s version disturbed Laacher. Eventually he and Bensoussan, with their lawyers, came to an agreement in mid-2016, basically to patch things up and quarrel in public no longer. Things seemed to have ended there, but then the Muslim group CCIF, the Collectif contre l’Islamophobie en France, independently of Laacher, decided to accuse Bensoussan of “hate speech” for his remark about Muslim antisemitism “being imbibed with their mother’s milk.” The group managed to obtain the support of the human-rights group LICRA (though some of its members, including Finkielkraut, promptly resigned in protest). And French judges took seriously the absurd charge of a “hate crime.”
    The trial finally began in December 2016. The witnesses for the prosecution included Muslims who admitted that in Arab families, when children misbehaved, they were called “Jew” — a ready term of opprobrium — by their parents, but the same witnesses insisted there was nothing “antisemitic” about this. Many French academics had been scathing in their criticism of what they saw – rightly – as the trumped-up persecution of Professor Bensoussan. The political farce came to an end on March 7, when the Court absolved Bensoussan of the charge of “hate speech”:
    The 17th Criminal Tribunal of Paris acquitted Bensoussan on Tuesday, saying in their ruling that the plaintiffs failed to substantiate the hate speech charges and concluded that Bensoussan merely “misspoke” in quoting without intention to incite hatred.
    That this gigantic effort was made to punish, and thereby shut down, the free speech of someone who had dared to write truthfully about the effect of Muslim schoolchildren on French schools, and about the No-Go areas (“the lost territories of the Republic”) in France, and about the rampant antisemitism in Arab families, is scandalous. Bensoussan, after all, was made to endure months of anxiety, before the trial, and during it, all for the putative “hate crime” of slightly misparaphrasing what Laacher had said, without however doing any violence to Laacher’s meaning.
    And while today in France, the Muslim groups such as CCIF (Collectif contre l’Islamophobie en France) are furious, all those who defend freedom of speech can breathe a sigh of relief, happy that for now the forces of darkness and obscurantism have not prevailed. There will, however, soon be another such grotesque charge of a “hate crime”against Muslims or Islam brought in France, or Germany, or Belgium, or elsewhere where freedom of speech, in the Muslim view, needs to be curtailed – which is to say, everywhere — and where the offended Muslims will attempt, just as they did in the Bensoussan case, to shut down any criticism of Muslims or of Islam.
    Meanwhile, one would like to ask members of the French press, in the interests of collective sanity, to simply reprint a florilegium of Qur’anic quotes that help explain why antisemitism is “in the air one breathes in Muslim families” (Laacher) or, if you prefer Bensoussan’s version, “imbibed by young Muslims with their mother’s milk.” And if a Muslim group were to bring suit if such passages were published, that suit would only draw attention to the very passages that Muslim group would prefer non-Muslims remain unaware of, or at least not pay much attention to, as they are spread out throughout the Qur’an. But the authenticity of these passages cannot be denied. They needed only to be brought together in one place, which is exactly what Robert Spencer has done. Nor could Muslims claim, with such a mountain of textual evidence, that antisemitism is not deeply embedded in Islam, nor could they pretend that all these Qur’anic verses, and the commentaries upon them, have been “misinterpreted” or, in a variant and just as absurd claim,” cannot possibly be understood by non-Muslims.
    Here’s that florilegium of antisemitic verses, compiled by Robert Spencer:
    The Qur’an depicts the Jews as inveterately evil and bent on destroying the wellbeing of the Muslims. They are the strongest of all people in enmity toward the Muslims (5:82); as fabricating things and falsely ascribing them to Allah (2:79; 3:75, 3:181); claiming that Allah’s power is limited (5:64); loving to listen to lies (5:41); disobeying Allah and never observing his commands (5:13); disputing and quarreling (2:247); hiding the truth and misleading people (3:7; staging rebellion against the prophets and rejecting their guidance (2:55); being hypocritical (2:14, 2:44); giving preference to their own interests over the teachings of Muhammad (2:87); wishing evil for people and trying to mislead them (2:109); feeling pain when others are happy or fortunate (3:120); being arrogant about their being Allah’s beloved people (5:1; devouring people’s wealth by subterfuge (4:161); slandering the true religion and being cursed by Allah (4:46); killing the prophets (2:61); being merciless and heartless (2:74); never keeping their promises or fulfilling their words (2:100); being unrestrained in committing sins (5:79); being cowardly (59:13-14); being miserly (4:53); being transformed into apes and pigs for breaking the Sabbath (2:63-65; 5:59-60; 7:166); and more.
    The classic Qur’anic commentators do not mitigate the Qur’an’s words against Jews, but only add fuel to the fire. Ibn Kathir explained Qur’an 2:61 (“They were covered with humiliation and misery; they drew on themselves the wrath of Allah”) this way: “This Ayah [verse] indicates that the Children of Israel were plagued with humiliation, and that this will continue, meaning that it will never cease. They will continue to suffer humiliation at the hands of all who interact with them, along with the disgrace that they feel inwardly.” Another Middle Ages commentator of lingering influence, Abdallah ibn Umar al-Baidawi, explains the same verse this way: “The Jews are mostly humiliated and wretched either of their own accord, or out of coercion of the fear of having their jizya [punitive tax] doubled.”
    Ibn Kathir notes Islamic traditions that predict that at the end of the world, “the Jews will support the Dajjal (False Messiah), and the Muslims, along with ‘Isa [Jesus], son of Mary, will kill the Jews.” The idea in Islam that the end times will be marked by Muslims killing Jews comes from the prophet Muhammad himself, who said, “The Hour will not be established until you fight with the Jews, and the stone behind which a Jew will be hiding will say. ‘O Muslim! There is a Jew hiding behind me, so kill him.’” This is, not unexpectedly, a favorite motif among contemporary jihadists.
    Not just contemporary jihadists, but modern-day mainstream Islamic authorities take these passages seriously. The former Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawi, who was the most respected cleric in the world among Sunni Muslims, called Jews “the enemies of Allah, descendants of apes and pigs.” The late Saudi sheikh Abd al-Rahman al-Sudayyis, imam of the principal mosque in the holiest city in Islam, Mecca, said in a sermon that Jews are “the scum of the human race, the rats of the world, the violators of pacts and agreements, the murderers of the prophets, and the offspring of apes and pigs.”
    Another Saudi sheikh, Ba’d bin Abdallah al-Ajameh al-Ghamidi, made the connection explicit: “The current behavior of the brothers of apes and pigs, their treachery, violation of agreements, and defiling of holy places … is connected with the deeds of their forefathers during the early period of Islam–which proves the great similarity between all the Jews living today and the Jews who lived at the dawn of Islam.
    Perhaps Professor Georges Bensoussan, in issuing a public statement about his private calvary, would like to append the antisemitic verses from the Qur’an, and their endorsement both by well-known Qur’anic commentators and by present-day clerics, all of these posted above for handy reference. For Muslims, such passages will be ho-hum, though they will of course be furious that such verses may now receive too much attention from the Kuffar. For many of the Kuffar, however, this evidence should provide a salutary shock. And clearly, if Europe is to save itself, shock therapy will be necessary.
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    France: Police to Travel for Free as Paris Region Boosts Security on Rer Trains
    Paris region chiefs announce a series of measures aimed at boosting security on public transport around the French capital.
    The new security plan was unveiled by Valérie Pécresse the president of the greater Paris region called Île-de-France.
    Her aim is make those who live in the suburbs around the French capital feel safer, not least on the RER trains, where passengers have been the victim of some notorious and violent robberies in recent years.
    Pecresse said those living in the suburbs outside Paris were the “forgotten ones” when it came to security and safety.


    France: Marine Le Pen Urges Cancellation of Turkish Campaign Rallies
    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of the National Front on Monday urged to cancel Turkish political rallies, aimed at gathering support from Turkish expats for a constitutional change, in France.
    On Sunday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was allowed to hold a campaign meeting with Turkish expats in France’s northeastern city of Metz.


    French Mayor Facing 1,800 Euro Fine for Speaking of ‘Problem’ Of Muslim Schoolchildren
    A French mayor has appeared in court on charges of inciting racial hatred after saying there were too many Muslim schoolchildren in his city.
    Hat tip: JD [Return to headlines]
    French ‘De-Radicalisation’ Pioneer in Court Over Embezzlement Charges
    Once considered one of France’s leading figures in the fight to “de-radicalise” prospective jihadists, Sonia Imloul on Monday went on trial over accusations she embezzled as much as €60,000 and failed to pay her employees.


    Le Pen Calls on Poland and Hungary to Help Dismantle the EU
    MARINE Le Pen has called for Poland and Hungary to collaborate with her and bring down the European Union (EU), if she is elected France’s next president.
    The Front National leader said she would hold talks with both Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban and Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of Poland’s right wing Law and Justice party, if she won the race in May.
    Speaking to Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolitej, Le Pen said the nations would “not agree on everything” but there were a number of key issues they could potentially find common ground on.
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    Grasse shooting: Headmaster and children among at least eight victims injured in attack at French school

    Authorities say incident believed to be personal dispute and is not terror-related.
    The Independent, Lizzie Dearden
    16 March 2017 13:36 London

    At least eight people have been injured in a shooting a school in Grasse, southern France.
    Police have arrested one person on the scene at the Lycee Alexis de Tocqueville, where the headmaster was among those shot.
    The suspect is a 17-year-old student, who was armed with a rifle, a revolver, a pistol and grenades according to local newspaper Le Dauphiné Libéré.
    Emmanuel Ethis, the rector of the Nice Academy educational district, said two children had been injured and their parents were informed.

    A French government attack alert relating to a shooting at a high school in the southern French town of Grasse. (AFP/Getty Images)
    A witness interviewed by France Inter radio said the students heard a bang and took cover under classroom tables.
    “I went to close the windows and saw a guy who looked at me in the eyes. He seemed to be a student and not very big. He shot in the air and ran away,” the student said without giving his name.
    Explosion at IMF offices in Paris

    Christian Estrosi, president of the regional council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, said the school principal was injured but gave no information on his condition.
    “I have just been talking with Francois Hollande,” he added. “Several people have been injured but the exact circumstances remain unclear at this stage.”
    A spokesperson for the local council in Grasse said the incident resulted from a personal dispute and was not believed to be terror-related.
    A police source told Reuters two students had been involved in the attack.
    “One of the two was arrested and the second fled,” the source said. “There was panic and the students took refuge in the (neighbouring) supermarket.”
    France’s elite “Raid” armed police force were on the scene, with the education minister expected to arrive later in the afternoon.
    The incident triggered a red alert on France’s Vigipirate terror warning system, with all schools in Grasse put on lockdown as a precaution.
    A spokesperson for the French interior ministry said a “public security event” was underway at the school and asked people to follow the instructions of local authorities.
    “Do not pick your children up from school,” read a message to local parents. “They are being taken care of by school staff and emergency services.”

    French Police officers secure the scene near the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Paris, after a parcel bomb exploded in the premises (Getty Images)
    The incident came shortly after an explosion at the International Monetary Fund’s offices in Paris, where a suspected parcel bomb injured a woman.
    France has been under a state of emergency since Isis militants massacred 130 people in Paris in November 2015.
    The country has since been hit by several atrocities inspired by the terrorist group, including the Nice lorry attack and murders of a police officer and Catholic priest.
    The attacks have put security at the top of the agenda for France’s upcoming presidential election, where centre-left candidate Emmanuel Macron is predicted to beat far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
    They swore, if we gave them our weapons, that the wars of the tribes would cease.
    "You think a wall as solid as the earth separates civilisation from barbarism. I tell you the division is a sheet of glass."
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