Marine Le Pen to Face Prosecution for Comparing Muslims to Nazis

Bruno Waterfield, Telegraph (London), June 19, 2013

Marine Le Pen faces prosecution for comparing Muslim immigration to the Nazi occupation of France after the European Parliament’s legal committee recommended that the far-Right leader be stripped of her immunity.

The full parliament is now expected to formally lift her protection from prosecution as an MEP after a vote on the recommendation on July 3, clearing the way for her to face race hate charges in a French court.

Sajjad Karim, a British Tory MEP on the parliament’s legal affairs committee, voted in favour Ms Le Pen losing her parliamentary immunity.

“There is a red line between freedom of speech and inciting racial hatred,” he said. “I, along with many other MEPs, today voted to drop Ms Le Pen’s immunity and I am confident that the majority of the European Parliament will follow our lead in July.”

French prosecutors asked the EU assembly last November to lift the French National Front leader’s immunity as a lawmaker so she could be prosecuted for remarks likening Islamic prayers to the Nazi occupation.

Ms Le Pen faces charges for comments she made in a speech to National Front supporters in December 2010 when she denounced the holding of Muslim prayers in the streets of France in areas where there are no mosques.

“For those who like to talk about World War II, to talk about occupation, we could talk about, for once, the occupation of our territory. There are no armoured vehicles, no soldiers, but it is an occupation all the same and it weighs on people,” she said.

She follows in the footsteps of her father Jean Marie, founder of the French National Front, who was stripped of his legal protection as an MEP to face German Holocaust denials charges in 1998, he had previously been convicted of similar charge in France.

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  • bubo

    It’s the year 2013 and we’re still denigrating Nazis? Let it go already.

    • Spartacus

      I agree. Marine Le Pen should apologize immediately for slandering the nazis by comparing them to muslims.

    • dd121

      It’s the gift that keeps on giving to the left.

      • Erasmus

        Marine Le Pen faces prosecution for comparing Muslim immigration to the Nazi occupation of France after the European Parliament’s legal committee recommended that the far-Right leader be stripped of her immunity.

        With their decision to prosecute LePen for freely speaking, the European Parliament and the French Government show how like Hitler they really are.
        Too good to be true. You can’t make this stuff up.

        Where can we write her to show our support?

    • sbuffalonative

      When the hundred year anniversary is commemorated, it will be round two and it may be the knock out punch.

      If whites are reduced to a minority around the world and aren’t allowed to defend themselves, every remaining white person will be suspect and it may be the end of the white man.

    • Sick of it

      The only fascists today are the liberals from what I’ve seen.

  • RebelliousTreecko

    Whoops. Only White people and Right-wingers can be compared to Nazis.

    “There is a red line between freedom of speech and inciting racial hatred,” he said.

    And where exactly IS that line?

    • dd121

      What’s really ironic to me is that the Nazis always claimed their main goal to be the salvation of Western Civilization. How prophetic that’s turned out to be. Personally, I’d take 50 Nazis for every 50 Harvard cultural marxists who want to destroy us.

    • me

      Wherever the cultural Marxists say it is…..

    • Wethepeople

      This is their red line, at least one group was fighting for OUR people.

  • borogirl54

    I agree. The Muslims only allow speech that praises them and their God. They cannot handle criticism of their religion. The difference between them and the Nazis is that they do not have the power to force everyone to convert to Islam.

    • The__Bobster

      Obviously you haven’t read the Koran. What do you think their ultimate goal happens to be? And how do you think they intend to achieve that goal?

      So will you converted or be beheaded? The choice is yours.

      • I choose beheading.

        • JesusHDevil

          I choose to take down plenty of filthy muzzies before it ever comes to that.

          • OlderWoman

            Your moniker is offensive.

          • JesusHDevil

            Yeah, I know. Through circumstances even I don’t understand, Disqus did this to me, and I can’t find a way to undo it.

      • bigone4u

        Historically, some who cannot be named on this website, pretended to convert to Islam. Pretend, and live to fight another day seems the best choice to me.

        • I could never do that. I would want beheading.

          • bigone4u

            Your wife and children might feel differently about your decision to choose beheading. By living, a person stands a chance to regain his freedom, if not for himself, at least for his descendents. Ask your family what they think. It may be a real question for some of the younger Amren readers the way things are going.

          • I have to die of something, but this way I get to call the headsman the “punk bitch” he is. I couldn’t do that with cancer.

      • borogirl54

        The strange thing is however, that many of the mosques will not accept non Pakistani or Middle Eastern Muslim converts. So why force anyone to convert. I think that they are looking to mostly white women to convert. In my opinion, what does Islam have that it would attract any woman to convert? Nothing as far as I am concerned. Women get the short end of the stick in Islam.

    • Alexandra1973

      And they want to call us Christians hateful…and if someone criticizes us, we just shrug it off.

      BTW I was in a used book store not too long ago, saw a copy of the Koran…so what did I do?

      Stuck a Christian tract in it!

      Oh, and Allah is not another name for God. Allah is not God; rather Allah is based on some ancient pagan moon god.

  • bigone4u

    My fondest hope is that hundreds of thousands of French protesters take to the streets and bring the current traitorous government down. The head of the new government should then become … Ms. Le Pen.

  • Since when does France allow itself to follow what a Parliament member from England dictates?

    Does Sajjad Karim look English to you? Marine Le Pen isn’t your enemy Pierre. Your real enemy looks like this.

    • IstvanIN

      Welsh? Maybe he was in a coal mine?

      • Erasmus

        Probably the heir to Britain’s Kwikee-Mart empire.

        • IstvanIN

          He seems to be covered in dirt.

    • Alexandra1973

      We’ve had a Mexican president gripe about immigration laws. Yet if someone tries to sneak into their country (say, from Guatemala), they shoot them on sight. Go figure.

      • borogirl54

        I read once where Mexico was going to build a fence on the Guatemala border to prevent migrants from crossing into Mexico.

    • Erasmus

      The real enemies are also our national leaders in Europe and the US, Canada and Australia, now willing to sell out their own people for money, power and global acclaim.

      War and conflicts are terrible thing and to be avoided…but not at all costs. There is one thing still more terrible than war and conflict. It is to allow yourself to be enslaved because you’re too cowardly to fight or have an aversion to war and conflict so strong that you’d rather yourself and the people you love be enslaved and destroyed rather than to fight for them and give yourself and them an actual chance for survival.

    • Snow

      Britain is THE most politically correct country on earth

  • AngloCelt

    Prosecuted for saying what everyone else is thinking.

  • Anan7

    Just another reason of millions to break up the European Union.

    • Snow

      And UN should stop telling European countries how many refugees to take in!

  • The Nazis had a certain code of honor, and while I would never have surrendered unwounded to them, they would likely have given me medical attention, even after seeing my wife’s photo in my wallet.

    Muzzies behead their captives.

    I’ll come out and say that in my heart of hearts, Muslims have resigned from humanity.

    • Sick of it

      Even worse, muslims have been known to beat, torture, and rape their captives before beheading them. Including men.

  • Spartacus

    “Sajjad Karim, a British Tory MEP….”

    Does anybody else see something terribly wrong here ?

    • Yes … and the fact that there is a “European Parliament” and a British Tory can act in the manner of an Assistant Attorney General in recommending charges be brought means Europe has been turned into the “United States of Europe”.

      WW3 is going to be very ugly.

    • jane johnson

      It’s right up there with “Barrack Hussein Obama, President of the United States of America”.

  • JohnEngelman

    When the truth is politically incorrect it must be suppressed.

  • The__Bobster

    Actually, the liberal crowd of Obama, Pelosi and Reid are acting more like Stalin, but the group that is always screaming “Nazi” considers Stalin to be a saint.

    • Alexandra1973

      They were all Jesuit puppets. I know another poster here will agree with me.

  • The__Bobster

    The deal is that there isn’t any.

  • The__Bobster

    Sajjad Karim, a British Tory MEP on the parliament’s legal affairs committee, voted in favour Ms Le Pen losing her parliamentary immunity.


    How does this desert critter get a vote on this issue, especially when there is an obvious conflict of interest?

  • bigone4u

    Time for French Revolution 3.0? Led by Ms. Le Pen? In the spirit of Joan of Arc? Paris sees a lot of street demonstrations, so there’s hope.

  • Erasmus

    So much for free speech.
    Anyone still think the NWO is about a kinder, gentler world?

  • Nick Gherz

    The comparing Muslims to Nazis is offensive.

    An apology to the Nazis should make it right.

  • Greg Thomas

    It’s dead.

  • A Freespeechzone

    With the likes of Obama, Holder and liberal apologists–unless stopped, this is merely a glimpse of what we can expect in the USA.

    Obama supports islam and their attempts for forced acceptance of their violent religion over the rights of Christians and that of the First Amendment of the Constitution….look at his actions.

  • Sick of it

    At least Mandela had done something to earn his incarceration (i.e. terrorism). This is wrong. Speech should never be against the law.

    • me

      Marine Le Pen is a beautiful, blonde haired, blue eyed, White woman. The Semites and Marxists HATE her on principle. Because she speaks out about the Muslim conquest of France, they’re enraged– on top of that…..

  • Sick of it

    No, the witches are a protected religious minority :p

  • AllSeeingEyeSpy

    “There is a red line between freedom of speech and inciting racial hatred”

    Leftist have been doing this since WWII – inviting comparison between nazi’s and the opponents of leftists of their ideas. So, someone on the right compares an opponent to Nazi’s, the person on the right is ‘charged’ with hate speech. The last sentence is funny, and really is the cherry on the cake of the proverbial spin here. Father charged for denying holocaust, daughter charged for highlighting the holocaust. The only consistent thing is the ‘hatred’ toward those on the right no matter what they say or do, and we’re supposed to think this is all part of the ‘justice’ effort. I suppose if you’re a leftist, it is. . .

  • She’s two years younger than me and still looks old.

    • I think she is quite attractive.

  • John Smith

    It always disturbs me when the government wants to put someone in jail for telling the truth. In modern times, that’s the domain of the left primarily (e.g. Soviet Union, China, North Korea, etc…) but with fascist exception of course. But not so much in the Western Civilization I’ve experienced with its enlightenment/classical liberalism/paleoconservatist values.

    The relationship between the Nazi movement and the Arab world is well documented and many emerging movements in the Arab world were influenced by European fascist and Nazi organizations during the 1930s.

    The Young Egypt Party (“Green shirts”) closely resembled the Hitler Youth and was “obviously Nazi in form”. The Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP) adopted styles of fascism. Its emblem, the red hurricane, was taken from the Nazi swastika. Leader Anton Saada was known as al-za’im (the Führer), and the party anthem was “Syria, Syria, fiber alles” sung to the same tune as the German national anthem. He founded the fascist SSNP with a program that Syrians were “a distinctive and naturally superior race”.

    Gamal Abdel Nasser (who would become Egypt’s second president in 1956) recorded his sympathy and his disappointment at Germany’s defeat. Rashid Ali al-Gaylani was resuscitated as a hero in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq. Saddam Hussein’s uncle Khairallah Talfah participated in the Rashid Ali al-Gaylani regime.

    Since it’s true, why put someone in prison for simply stating the truth. It makes no logical sense.

  • KenelmDigby

    “Sajjad Karim, a British Tory MEP”.
    Once upon a time, to be a Conservative MP, one needed to be of English blood.

  • KenelmDigby

    Just look what a pile of doggy-doo the EU is.
    Here we have the appalling, disgusting and bizzare situation of a Pakistani – impersonating the role of a British MP – leading the political persecution of a French woman for casual remarks the French woman happened to utter in France about the facts of day-to-day life in France.
    Not even George Orwell could have thougt up such a ridiculous amd overbearing political superstate.

  • blight14

    I concur that it is a VILE comparison…………

  • blight14

    “Hitler wanted to rid Germany of all non-Whites, including Gypsies and Jews along with deemed degenerates such as homosexuals”
    -I fail to see a downside to their desires….B

  • Erasmus

    Whenever a young person tells me how he’s learned about Hitler in school, I always counter with, “Yes, he was terrible, but he’s nothing compared to Joseph Stalin. He killed at least 50,000,000.”

    Kids being kids and always attuned to grab for the biggest prize, always respond with open mouths and eyes bugged out in amazement.

    Plus, since children always find a way to stick it to authority figures, of whom their teachers are among the biggest, they will use the fact that their teachers told them about Hitler but missed telling them about the bigger mass murderer. (Stupid teachers!)

  • Erasmus

    And the only peace we’ll enjoy is that of being slaves so long as the establishment of the left and the right continue to cower in fear, refusing to do anything, in hopes that the big scary things will go away.

  • Paleoconn

    LePen needs to win the next election and get France out of the monstrous EUSSR.

    In a world of universal deceit, speaking the truth becomes a revolutionary act
    -George Orwell