Fear and Loathing in La France: Marine Le Pen Injects Islamophobia Into the Release of Four French Hostages

Since its founding in 1972, France’s National Front, and the Le Pen dynasty that runs it, has always been vehemently xenophobic. Now, party head Marine Le Pen seems to think that French citizens who return to the country not looking adequately Anglo-Saxon have some “explaining to do” – even if they are returning from thirty-seven … Continue reading

French deputy condemned for for saying ‘Hitler didn’t kill enough’ Travellers

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Mayor faces expulsion from centre-right UDI party Gilles Bourdouleix: made remark after some 150 caravans camped illegally on land belonging to the town of Cholet, where he is mayor. Photograph: Frank Perry The French political class has unanimously condemned Gilles Bourdouleix, a deputy in the national assembly and mayor of a town in western France, … Continue reading

National Socialist Black Metal Musician Arrested in French Terror Probe

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A Norwegian white power musician who already served time for murder and arson has been arrested in France on “suspicion he was preparing a major terrorist act.” Kristian “Varg” Vikernes and his wife, Marie Cachet, were taken into custody early in the morning of July 16 at their farm near the town of Salon-la Tour … Continue reading

Pregnant Muslim woman attacked in Paris loses baby

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      French Muslim women in Paris. (Photo: Reuters, Gonzalo Fuentes)   Despite all medical efforts, a pregnant Muslim woman who was attacked by two Islamophobic men in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil on Thursday suffered a miscarriage and lost her baby, her lawyer said on Tuesday.   The 21-year-old Muslim woman, who was … Continue reading

French Writer Richard Millet Says Anders Breivik Gave Norway ‘What It Deserved’

 A French essayist, who claims to have read mass-murderer Anders Breivik’s 1,500 page manifesto, has said he believes Norway “got what it deserved.”   Richard Millet, a respected figure in French literature and journalism, made his claims in new 17-page attack on multiculturalism, entitled “The Literary Elegy of Anders Breivik”, described by French newspaper L’Express … Continue reading

French National Front to sue Madonna

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France’s far-right National Front said Sunday that it plans to sue Madonna after the singer showed a video at a Paris concert that contained an image of the party’s leader with a swastika on her forehead. The video has been shown at other concerts on the singer’s tour, and the party has expressed its outrage before, warning that … Continue reading

70 Fascists Arrested at Lyon Railway Station Protest

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About 70 far-right activists were arrested on Saturday as they tried to hold a banned demonstration at the main railway station in the French city of Lyon. Some were carrying knives and iron bars, according to officials. Some of those arrested may face more serious charges than participating in an unauthorised gathering, according to regional … Continue reading

Fascist Marion Le Pen Becomes Youngest MP Since 1791

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Marion Maréchal-Le Pen became the youngest MP in modern French history Sunday when she won a seat in parliament for her constituency of Vaucluse in the southeast. (She is believed to be the youngest French MP since revolutionary Louis Antoine de Saint-Just won a seat in 1791) Marion, only 22, is part of the notorious … Continue reading

French Holocaust Denier Roger Garaudy Dies at 98

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Roger Garaudy, one of the most controversial French philosophers of the twentieth century, died on Friday at the age of 98. While Garaudy embraced a perplexing variety of ideologies during his near-century-long existence, he will most likely be remembered for his avid denial of the Holocaust, a position that endeared him to much of the … Continue reading

French Fascist Marine Le Pen Loses Bid To Be MP

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen of the National Front lost her bid to win a seat in France’s parliamentary election by a handful of votes on Sunday, results showed. Socialist Philippe Kemel, who had already claimed victory in the vote, defeated Le Pen by only 118 votes, scoring 50.11 percent to Le Pen’s 49.89 … Continue reading