Keyword: Clément Méric
Evidence suggests anti-fascist group may have been aggressors in brawl with far-right skinheads that led to death of teenage activist Clément Méric.
Three others are being investigated for group violence and a fourth for complicity in group violence over death of left-wing activist Clément Méric.
The group to be shut down, the Revolutionary Nationalist Youths, is the militant wing of a broader far-right movement known as the "Third Way".
Toulouse's socialist mayor expressed concern about planned torchlight march to commemorate victory of a Christian army in 721 over Muslims.
Clément Meric's death has renewed fears that the heated debate over gay marriage in France could unleash sustained far-right political violence.
Politicians in France have reacted with horror and outrage after a 19-year-old student and anti-fascist activist was beaten up and fatally injured during a confrontation with skinheads wearing neo-Nazi slogans in the centre of Paris. Clément Méric, who was reportedly hit with a knuckle duster, was taken to hospital with terrible head injuries. His death was announced later. Seven people have since been arrested in connection with the deadly assault. Mediapart reports on an incident that has sent shock waves through the French political establishment.
The 18-year-old was attacked by a group of neo-Nazis in what police say was a "politically motivated incident" pitting far right against far left.