French interior minister ups legal battle to expel imam


French interior minister Gérald Darmanin, whose move to expel imam Hassan Iquioussen, who he accuses of anti-Semitism, opposing gender equality and acting as an apologist for terrorism, was thwarted by a Paris administrative court, has now taken the case before the Council of State, France’s highest administrative court.

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President Macron’s government reiterated today its determination to fight radical Islam, saying that it was prepared to change the law to expel an imam accused of antisemitism, reports The Times.