French presidential candidate sentenced for inciting racial hatred

French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemour was fined 10,000 euros today for inciting racial hatred for calling young migrants murderers, thieves and rapists.

The lawsuit are based on remarks he made on the right-wing channel Sioux in 2020 year for arriving migrants as unaccompanied children: “They have no reason to be here, they are thieves, they are killers, they are “Rapists, that’s all they do, they should be brought back,” Zemur said.

Eric Zemur, who is a former political commentator, will run in the April presidential election are race with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and conservative Valerie Pecres against incumbent center-right Emmanuel Macron

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