He had already stood out by signing the so-called "generals" platform.
This time, it is because of his words that Dominique Delawarde could have some concerns.
The Paris prosecutor's office said on Friday that it had opened an investigation into this former general, accused of having made anti-Semitic remarks on CNews.
"The Paris prosecutor's office today opened an investigation into the heads of public defamation and incitement to hatred and violence on grounds of origin or membership of an ethnic group, nation, race or religion", one announces.
The investigation was entrusted to the Brigade for the suppression of delinquency in persons (BRDP).
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In November 2020, commenting on a blog on the results of the American presidential election, Dominique Delawarde had endorsed "the hypothesis of a major fraud", adding: "There are, in my eyes, too many concordant clues for allow the
, of which we know who controls it, to convince me otherwise ”.
Friday, on CNews, the communicator Claude Posternak asked him "who controls" this "pack".
"The community you know well"
Retired since the mid-2010s, the general smiles: "You know who controls the media pack in the world and in France (...) Who controls the Washington Post, the New York Times, at home BFMTV and all the newspapers that come to gather around, who are these people ...?
“, Pretends to wonder the ex-soldier.
" Who ?
», Insists Mr. Posternak.
And his interlocutor let go: "It's the community that you know well!"
"We're not going to leave on that, we're going to stop there my general, I'm sorry.
We cannot let that be said on the air, I'm sorry, we cut, we remove the general, ”then immediately cuts the host of the show, Jean-Marc Morandini.
On Twitter, the Licra, the SOS Racisme association and the Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF) denounced these comments. He shows "his face, racist and anti-Semitic," said the latter association. Dominique Delawarde is one of the 20 generals to have signed a column published in mid-April in Valeurs Actuelles evoking “the disintegration” of France and which had sparked a political controversy. "We are ready to support policies which will take into consideration the safeguard of the nation", added these soldiers.