French far-right leader denounces 'fatwa' after banks close accounts


Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right Front National party, has denounced what she called a 'fatwa' by banks against her and her movement  after it was announced that the Société Générale closed her party's accounts after a reported three decades of business, and HSBC closed down her personal account.

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Marine Le Pen has claimed her Front National party is the victim of a "banking fatwa" after banks closed its accounts as well as her own personal account, reports BBC News.