Are Cinemas Afraid To Show French Skinhead Movie?

Filmmaker Diasteme’s new movie suggests links between neo-Nazis and France’s third largest party the National Front. He says cinemas are now dropping the film. Screenshot from “Un Francais” PARIS — A French film set to be released next week plunges viewers into the country’s neo-Nazi and skinhead subcultures. But while critics have been largely positive, the film’s director says the … Continue reading

Five skinheads to face court after deadly Paris brawl; In wake of attack that killed a leftist university student, France seeks to ban extreme-right groups.

  Five people linked to extreme-right groups were questioned in Paris on Friday in the death of a university student in a melee between skinheads and militant leftists, according to the prosecutor’s office. Eight had been initially held. According to AFP, the five suspects, aged between 19 and 32 and including one woman, were due … Continue reading

Paris: Neo-Nazi Skinheads Beat to Death Teenage Anti-Fascist Clement Meric; President Francois Hollande pledges action against far right groups after deadly brawl in Paris

Clement Meric     A 19-year-old leftist has been beaten to death by a group of alleged neo-Nazis in central Paris in what French authorities described as a politically motivated attack. Clement Meric, a student at Sciences Po University, was declared brain dead by doctors at a Paris hospital where he was taken in critical … Continue reading

Hundreds join vigil after mosque burned down in north London

The crowd in Muswell Hill included children who used the centre, activists and trade unionists More than 250 people attended a vigil last night, Thursday, by the Bravanese Community Centre which was destroyed in an apparent racist arson attack. Many of those gathered held placards remembering the French activist Clement Meric, who died after being … Continue reading