The growing fears over France's teenage neo-Nazis

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A number of ultra-right terrorism cases in France in recent years have featured teenagers, a trend that is worrying the French authorities. In many cases youngsters are being recruited by groups from forums linked to online video games. Mediapart here reveals the case of a small ultra-right group whose 16-year-old leader and two associates were recently arrested. Sébastien Bourdon and Matthieu Suc report.

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Once his mate indicated that filming had started, 'Nicolas' - dressed in French army fatigues and with a balaclava over his head - put a magazine in his pistol and let off a single shot into the night. He then turned to the camera, gave the finger sign and declared: “For fuck's sake, fuck the ragheads.”