French comedian arrested for comparing himself to Paris killer on Facebook will be tried on suspicion of glorifying terrorism as police crackdown on hate speech since attacks leads to 54 arrests
‘A controversial French comedian is facing up to seven years in prison after he was charged with inciting terrorism while 54 people have been arrested over hate-speech comments following last week’s Paris massacre.
Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, 48, who has convictions for anti-Semitism, has been arrested and is currently in custody at a police station in Paris.
In a post on his social media account, Dieudonne appeared to sympathise with terrorist Amedy Coulibaly, who took hostages and killed five people at a kosher supermarket in Paris on Friday.’
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