French MPs ponder return of 'national unworthiness' crime


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For the moment President François Hollande and Prime Minister Manuel Valls are unwilling to consider the option. But for many in the ruling Socialist Party (PS) the creation of a new status of “national unworthiness” is increasingly being seen as a less unpalatable option than the deeply controversial plan by the government to strip French nationality from anyone convicted of a terrorist offence, a move that has split the French Left.