Algerian Man Denied French Nationality Because of Sexism

Telegraph (London), June 10, 2011

The man’s application was refused because “his idea of sexual equality is not that of the republic”, according to a high-ranking official quoted by French radio station Europe 1.

The man, who has not been identified, is married to a Frenchwoman, but does not allow her to leave the family home freely, it was claimed.

The French constitution states that the government can refuse nationality or strip nationality for a “lack of integration”.

A spokesman for the interior minister, Claude Guéant, told the Guardian that the man had failed to accept the French way of life.

“His behaviour showed a lack of assimilation into the French community; it was incompatible with the values of the French republic, notably in respect to the values of the equality of men and women.”

The decision came after far-right leader Marine Le Pen wrote to French MPs asking them to support an end to dual nationality, claiming it “undermines republican values.”

President Nicolas Sarkozy is reportedly “very favourable” to ending dual nationality, the Guardian reports.

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  • Anonymous

    Western nations can be an inspiration to the rest of the world when they proudly stand firm on their principles and sovereignty. Obsequiousness and multiculturalism never won anyone’s respect, least of all the respect of those being pandered to.

  • Anonymous

    Dual nationality should be mandatory for non-whites, as an alternative to not giving them a ‘white passport’ at all.

    If citizenship is revoked, you can’t have someone being stateless.

  • Follow The Light

    Who would have thought the French would take a stand. But then again, the Gaullist style nationalism I thought was overboard may be their salvation and a rallying point of hope for Whites in America and worldwide. Not that we won’t have to take up arms if we reached the breaking point of no return.

  • voter

    The headline should say French CITIZENSHIP denied, not French “nationality”. There’s a big difference between citizenship and nationality. Anyone can fill out some papers and get citizenship nowadays. But nationality is what you ARE, and no papers or laws can change that.

  • down the bayou

    Makes me want to go to mother France and join the Nationalist party. Might not want to tell “Them” that, though. I grew up around Cajun French and I know the differences. I could go to college to learn Old French and medieval literature. They may pass me since I am a woman, but who are they most letting in nowadays?