French comedian in court over comments about Jewish radio presenter

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Dieudonné, accused of inciting racial hatred for saying presenter 'reminds me of the gas chambers', said he was a 'comedian not an historian'.

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The French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala went on trial on Wednesday for predicting that a Jewish radio presenter would end up in the gas chamber. Fans turned out to applaud him as he arrived to answer charges of “inciting racial hatred”, reports The Independent