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France shuts down 3 mosques in crackdown

AP , Wednesday 2 Dec 2015
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Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (Photo: AFP)
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French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says three mosques have been shut down in France since the Paris attacks as part of a crackdown on extremist activities.

Cazeneuve told reporters it was the first time mosques are being closed in France "on grounds of radicalization."

One of the mosques, 35 kilometers (22 miles) east of Paris in Lagny-sur-Marne, was targeted by raids early Wednesday, with police seizing a 9mm revolver, a computer hard disc and jihadist propaganda. Cazeneuve said the mosque also had a non-authorized Quranic school.

One person was placed in custody following the raids, with 22 others banned from leaving France. Nine others were put under house arrest.

The two other mosques, in Lyon and Gennevilliers in the Paris region, were shut down last week amid a state of emergency.

Cazeneuve says police have seized 334 weapons since the Nov. 13 attacks that left 130 people dead in Paris.

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02-12-2015 05:31pm
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left wing socialist fun stories
you could easily close 300 a DAY in france all sponsored by KSA are wahabi and therefore directly against the constitution all showing off prayers in french streets instead of inside their broders are against the constitution close all this thermo pots of hatred and most importantly,get all the people out of france and europe,which sit there since three generations,doing nothing,hating their fellows and eating up social insurrances money just to empower them towards their families hatred again! GET THEM ALL OUT
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