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  • Canada prevents anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne from entering country

    May 11, 2016 | 8:44 am

    Border services agents in Montreal sent convicted anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala back to France on Tuesday after he landed in the city for a series of 10 sold-out shows in Canada.

    Hours earlier, Dieudonne had been convicted again in France for breaking hate speech...

  • Family of Paris attacker: ‘We are not anti-Semitic’

    November 19, 2015 | 3:36 pm

    The family of one of the Paris attackers said they are not anti-Semitic.

    The mother and brother of Omar Ismaïl Mostefaï, one of the terrorists who shot up the Bataclan theater, called his actions “inexcusable” and “monstrous” through tears on the widely watched French television...

  • French comedian Dieudonne arrested over Charlie Facebook post

    January 14, 2015 | 10:51 am

    French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala was arrested for making a Facebook comment in sympathy with the Paris kosher supermarket gunman.

    Dieudonne, who has multiple convictions for inciting racial hatred against Jews, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion that he incited to...

  • French Jewish leader indicted for calling Dieudonne ‘professional anti-Semite’

    October 22, 2014 | 9:32 am

    Roger Cukierman, president of France’s largest Jewish group, was indicted for calling the comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala a “professional anti-Semite.”

    Cukierman, who heads the CRIF umbrella of French Jewish communities and organizations, announced the indictment on Monday in a ...

  • French court scraps ban on Dieudonne show

    January 9, 2014 | 10:33 am

    A French court scrapped a municipal ban on a performance by the comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala.

    The administrative court in Nantes on Thursday rejected an argument by a municipal administrator, Christian de Lavernée, that a performance by Dieudonne would create a disturbance to...

  • French cities ban Dieudonne performances

    January 7, 2014 | 2:48 pm

    Several French cities banned performances by the anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala following a recommendation by the interior minister of France to the country’s mayors.

    Shows were banned by mayors in Marseille, Bordeaux, Tours and Nantes, the opening venue of the...

  • NBA’s Tony Parker apologizes for anti-Semitic salute

    December 31, 2013 | 9:34 am

    NBA star Tony Parker has apologized for performing an anti-Semitic salute after a three-year-old photo was published in the French media.

    The photo shows Parker, who was born in Belgium and is a French national, performing the quenelle salute earlier this year with its inventor,...