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French Government Moves To Ban Group Linked To Murder Of Clement Meric

On Saturday French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault ordered the dissolution of the Revolutionary National Front (JNR in French). Several members of the group, which marched in the most recent Manif Pour Tous protest against gay marriage, are alleged to have murdered 18 year-old pro-gay activist Clement Meric. The JNR is the militant wing of a far-right group called the Third ...

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Al-Jazeera Reports On Clement Meric

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FRANCE: Vigils And Rallies Held For Murdered Pro-Gay Activist Clement Meric

Memorial vigils and rallies were held across France last night for murdered 19 year-old pro-gay activist Clement Vigil, who died yesterday after being attacked by neo-Nazis outside a Paris clothing shop. Many have blamed France’s anti-gay marriage movement for spurring the attack, an allegation hotly denied by former Manif Pour Tous leader Fridige Barjot, who has vowed to sue a ...

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Frigide Barjot: Clement Meric Would Be Alive If France Hadn’t Legalized Marriage

“This extreme fight is the result of a power that for nine months has refused to listen to the French people.  The President has caused extremism to grow by passing a law that the French didn’t want, and in a manner that was authoritarian and undemocratic.  When we refuse to act like a democracy, extremism grows. In a way, you ...

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