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Hassan Iquioussen: a demonstration in support of the fugitive imam organized on Saturday in Paris


The rally, which for the time being has not been banned by the police headquarters, should start from 3 p.m., Place de la République.

A meeting that goes wrong.

A demonstration in support of Imam Hassan Iquioussen, on the run since the decision of the Council of State to expel him, was declared in the prefecture and should take place this Saturday, September 3 in Paris, learned

Le Figaro

from a knowledgeable source.

For the time being, the demonstration has not been banned, despite the fear of "


", indicates a police source.

The appointment was given by the association "

Muslim Perspectives

", from 3 p.m. Place de la République.

This protest is organized "

to say no to the expulsion of Imam Hassan Iquioussen

", and "

to say no to state Islamophobia

", can we read on the announcement leaflet.

On July 30, "

Muslim Perspectives

" had already given its support to the Moroccan preacher, whose expulsion "

is only the umpteenth aimed at dismantling the Muslim associative fabric, our religious and political expression

", she estimated in a press release. .

European arrest warrant

Having gone abroad, perhaps to Belgium, Imam Hassan Iquioussen is now targeted by a European arrest warrant, AFP learned on Friday.

This arrest warrant was issued for "

evading the execution of a deportation decision

" (article L824-9 of the foreigners' code), said sources familiar with the matter.

Read alsoCould we have prevented Imam Hassan Iquioussen from fleeing?

The Council of State had given the green light on Tuesday to the expulsion of the preacher, born in France 58 years ago but of Moroccan nationality, whom Gérald Darmanin had made in recent weeks a symbol of the government's fight against "

speech separatists


The Minister of the Interior announced on July 28 the expulsion of this imam from the North, on file S (for state security) by the DGSI "

for eighteen months

", according to him.

The expulsion order reproaches him for "


proselytizing speech

interspersed with remarks inciting hatred and discrimination and carrying a vision of Islam contrary to the values ​​of the Republic


His YouTube channel is followed by 178,000 subscribers.

To complicate this legal imbroglio a little more, Morocco announced on Tuesday, after the decision of the Council of State, to suspend the

“consular pass

” issued at the beginning of August to allow the expulsion of the individual to its territory.

Source: lefigaro

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