Dieudonné Faces Five Years in Prison for Justifying Islamist Beheading.
Holocaust Denier Dieudonné Faces New Charges.
The jocular Jew-hater began by observing that the deaths of Saddam Hussein and Colonel Gaddafi, hanged and lynched, had not seemed to move anybody.
The video of James Foley’s killing, by contrast “moved the cadres of the Rothschild Mafia”.
With heavy-handed irony the ‘humorist’ stated that since the guillotining of Louis XVI decapitation was a sign of civilisation and progress. The king was even executed in public, on the Place de la Révolution.
In any case the convicted anti-Semite was more concerned with the death of a Cameroonian footballer, Albert Ebossé, who was killed this August struck on the head by a missile at a game in Alegria – this he compared to a stoning (lapidation)
Dieudonné added that his editor had had a good laugh at the murder.
The video has been taken down by Youtube.
French prosecutors have launched an investigation.
A penalty of five years in prison for “justification of terrorism” may be demanded.
Those who like Dieudonné range from disaffected urban youth to the classic French extreme right. Le Pen is the godfather of his daughter and he is close to holocaust denier, Alain Soral. The ideas behind the Dieudosphère are a miasma of conspiracy theory, homophobia, anti-Semitism, and anti-Western clichés.
* A pretty hard pun on the literary word ‘feu’ (deceased), les feux follets (will-o’the-wisp) and Folly (folie, madness), and James Foley the American journalist whose decapitation by ISIS was videoed.