Marine Le Pen: French judge opens probe into IS images

Marine Le Pen: French judge opens probe into IS images
 

A French judge has opened a formal criminal investigation into Marine Le Pen's publication on Twitter of a series of grisly images in 2015.
The three images referred to the so-called Islamic State group and were captioned "Daesh is THIS!"
One showed the decapitated body of IS victim James Foley.
The far-right National Front leader later deleted that image amid the resultant outcry on social media and from Foley's family.
Ms Le Pen insisted she was unaware of the victim's identity.
The other images showed a tank running over a man in an orange jumpsuit, while another jumpsuit-clad... read more

 
1 March 2018 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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