French far-right presidential candidate Zemmour fined for inciting race hate

Summary by Ground News
Eric Zemmour has been fined 10,000 euros (8,350) and must pay several thousand euros in damages to anti-racism groups. It's the third hate speech conviction for the ex-TV pundit. He is hoping to replace Emmanuel Macron in April off the back of anti-Islam and anti-immigration rhetoric.
4 months ago·Paris, France

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Eric Zemmour: Far-right candidate found guilty of hate speech

Eric Zemmour called unaccompanied migrant children coming to France "thieves" and "murderers".

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

French far-right presidential candidate Zemmour fined for inciting race hate

PARIS - French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour was fined 10,000 euros ($11,400) on Monday for inciting racial hatred, over remarks in which he called young migrants killers, thieves and rapists. Zemmour, a former political commentator, is competing with the more established far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and conservative Valerie Pecresse to challenge center-right

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Far-right French presidential candidate found guilty of racist hate speech

Éric Zemmour drew widespread outrage in September 2020 after a tirade against child migrants

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour fined for hate speech

Political firebrand was fined €10,000 euros for calling child migrants ‘thieves, rapists and murderers’

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

French far-right presidential candidate Zemmour fined for inciting race hate

PARIS (Reuters) - French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour was fined 10,000 euros ($11,400) on Monday for inciting racial hatred, over remarks in which he called young migrants killers, thieves and rapists. Read full story

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Independent.ie

Far-right presidential contender Eric Zemmour convicted for hate speech

French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour has been convicted of inciting racial hatred over comments he made about unaccompanied migrant children in 2020.

4 months ago·Ireland
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