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French Comedian To Stand Trial Over Facebook Post On Paris Attacks

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2015 | World

French comedian Dieudonne will face trial over a controversial Facebook comment he wrote in the wake of the extremist attacks in Paris, Agence France ...

French Comedian Arrested Over Charlie Hebdo Comment

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2015 | Media

PARIS, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A French comedian was detained for questioning on Wednesday for writing on his Facebook account he felt "Charlie Coulibaly...

I Am Black And Jewish

Rachel Khan | Posted 05.06.2014 | World
Rachel Khan

I am the outcome of two peoples who suffered the worst atrocities in the history of humankind. The reason why my parents love one another so much is because they lived through the same experience.

Anti-Semitism in France: Should I Really Be That Surprised?

Diana Bletter | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion
Diana Bletter

France is boiling with a repackaged anti-Semitism branding itself as hip, anti-authoritarian and playful.

When Is It OK to Call Someone a Nazi?

Erik Bleich | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Erik Bleich

Heated debates have erupted in the U.S., Israel, France, and Britain over the past few weeks about when it is appropriate to use "Nazi" to describe someone you dislike. I propose a simple set of rules to guide our judgment, illustrated through four recent examples.

250 Arrested At Paris Protest

AP | Posted 03.28.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — Paris police say 19 officers were injured and some 250 people detained after a protest against President Francois Hollande's leadership...

Le Big Comeback

Felix Marquardt | Posted 03.25.2014 | World
Felix Marquardt

Following President Francois Hollande's historic embrace of social democracy in a major policy speech last week, there is reason to believe that the French have finally found their way.

In Comic Dieudonné, France's Freedom of Expression Meets "The Wall"

Michael Deibert | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Michael Deibert

France is changing - it has been changing for decades - yet the question of exactly what it is changing into remains open for debate.

How Banning An Antisemitic Comedian Might Give Him Exactly What He Wants

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Before last week, few people in the Anglosphere knew the name Dieudonné. A "mediocre" French comedian, according to The New Yorker, Dieudonné garner...

Anti-Semitism in France, the Responsibility to Protect, Timorous Europe, and Obama's New Isolationism

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.07.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

A Europe ashamed and disgraced, a Europe discounted, a Europe in name but not in deed, a Europe afraid of its own shadow -- that's a sure path to decline for all of the nations that make it up. On this point, the outcome of the next elections will be critical.