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An RN candidate suspended in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes for an anti-Semitic tweet

2021-06-15T14:19:04.789Z

Juliette Planche is a candidate for the Rassemblement national de la Loire, if she is suspended, she cannot be removed from the submitted lists, according to the RN.



A candidate of the Rassemblement national de la Loire in regional elections in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes will be suspended from participation in the campaign for having relayed anti-Semitic comments on her Twitter account.

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"

On June 10, the day after the day I was warned, I immediately seized the disciplinary commission of the National Gathering by evoking remarks relayed by Juliette Planche which for me were not acceptable

", declared to the 'AFP Andréa Kotarac, RN candidate for the presidency of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, confirming information from Médiapart.

Ms. Planche, in an eligible position (6th) on the regional list and also candidate for departmental in the Loire, according to Médiapart "

relayed on her Twitter account, opened in January and closed on May 31, anti-Semitic and conspiratorial remarks on the activist's account ultra-right Yvan Benedetti, recently convicted of public incitement to hatred towards Jews, on a repeat offense

”.

It "

cannot be withdrawn from the lists which are deposited, but it will be suspended for the remainder of the campaign

", announced Mr. Kotarac, former member of LFI who became leader of the regional movement of Marine Le Pen.

He ruled that these tweets were "

in relation neither with (his) values

", being "

grandson of resistance, nor with those of Marine Le Pen

", and assured to have "

followed the internal legal procedure of the party to ensure that it takes the appropriate measures

”.

"

The commission sent a summons to the person concerned,

" he continued.

Source: lefigaro

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