Photo shows French minister with men performing quenelle

France’s interior minister, Manuel Valls, who is seeking to ban shows by the standup comedian Dieudonné, faced embarrassment as pictures emerged showing him apparently unaware that a group of young people with him were performing the reverse Nazi salute popularised by the comic. Continue reading…


French comedian at centre of Nicolas Anelka row faces ban

Authorities in French cities are considering a ban on a one-man show by the controversial French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala – generally known simply as Dieudonné – whose provocative downward version of a Nazi salute was performed during an English Premier League football match by his friend Nicolas Anelka. Continue reading