Louvre threatens to sue Marine Le Pen for campaign film

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The Louvre's staff fear it is being dragged into an increasingly bad-tempered debate before the spring election. They had already expressed misgivings after an anti-Islam pundit used the Louvre in a video announcing his candidacy. The former palace, which was turned into a museum after the revolution, was the setting for President Macron's victory celebrations five years ago.
4 months ago

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Louvre threatens to sue Marine Le Pen

The presidential candidate said her campaign video was in line with the museum’s official rulesThe Louvre Museum in Paris has hit out at right-wing presidential candidate Marine Le Pen after she claimed the landmark ‘as her own’ in a campaign video. The museum has asked her to remove the advertisement.On Sunday, the Louvre said that Marine Le Pen, the National Rally party leader, did not have permission to film her presidential campaign video in…

4 months ago·Russian Federation
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The Times

Louvre threatens to sue Marine Le Pen for campaign film

The Louvre is threatening to sue Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Rally, after she broadcast a presidential election campaign video with the m

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Louvre May Take Far-Right Politician Marine Le Pen to Court For Using the Museum in a Campaign Video

The Paris museum is studying the legal consequences over Le Pen and her crew filming the video at the site without prior approval.

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