Trial in "Islamogauchism", positions on community shelves in supermarkets, absence of "loopholes" of information about the assassination of Samuel Paty ... Gérald Darmanin assumes everything.
Asked Tuesday by the newspaper Liberation, the Minister of the Interior did his best to defend his work, that of the government and to ask for new legal means to fight against radical and political Islamism.
The government seeks "to fight an ideology, not a religion".
"French Muslims" are "the first to be targeted by these Islamists who want to extend their power," he assures us.
"A very large part of Muslims in France are the first to demand strong acts from the French state".
"We can always find reasons to defend Islamist pharmacies ..."
Emblem of its fight against the "enemy of the interior", the Collective against Islamophobia in France (CCIF) will receive a request for dissolution within two weeks, added the former LR official on France Inter.
As for BarakaCity, the proposal will be made this Wednesday in the Council of Ministers.
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The CCIF, continues Mr. Darmanin, “is an Islamist dispensary which invites radical Islamists.
This is the case of Mr. Hani Ramadan
(Editor's note: a brother of Tariq Ramadan)
, there are others ”, argues the Minister of the Interior.
"I am not going to detail […] what we are going to send to the CCIF, but which gives us the means, indeed, to propose its dissolution".
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"Regarding the last attack, while she is cited in the case, Mr. Chnina quotes her, give her phone number, she only calls in mourning."
Another “wrong” of the CCIF according to the minister, to have been quoted by Brahim Chnina, the father of a student, who had called for mobilization against the history teacher Samuel Paty and asked to write to this organization.
Does being cited mean having links or even being an accomplice in the attack?
"We can always find reasons to defend Islamist offices ...", kicked in touch the minister, relaunched by the newspaper.
Religious buildings under enhanced protection
In this interview, the minister also justifies the "home visits" carried out in recent days to individuals linked according to the authorities to the Islamist movement by explaining that "it is to send a message both to our fellow citizens and to political Islamists ”.
"243" requests "have been made or are in progress.
Of the 109 examined at this stage by the judge of freedoms and detention, 93 have been authorized "and" seven have given rise to judicial proceedings ", concludes the Minister of the Interior.
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According to information from other media, the Minister of the Interior also called on the prefects to be extremely vigilant.
In a telegram, he mentioned “the publication of new threats aimed at France by the press organization close to Al-Qaida, the Thabat agency”.
Threats deemed "explicit".
Consequently, the strengthening of the protection of Muslim places of worship as well as of churches and other religious symbols linked to Christendom on the eve of All Saints was requested.
In recent days, the mosques of Bordeaux and Béziers have been particularly targeted by degradation and threats.
Threatened with dissolution in France, the Collective against Islamophobia in France wants to "internationalize"