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Charlie Hebdo: who is Dieudonné ?

The French comedian claims he has been "denied freedom of speech" as he is investigated over "apology for terrorism"

By Josh Lowe  

A poster for Dieudonne's show "the vile beast." © NEWZULU/VINCENT EMERY

Why are we talking about Dieudonné? The French-African comic has reportedly been arrested for being an “apologist for terrorism” after he made a joke on Facebook showing apparent sympathy for a gunman who killed five people in Paris last week, four of them in a kosher supermarket. Paris prosecutors launched an investigation on Monday after being instructed to do so by France’s Ministry of the Interior. Playing on the phrase “Je…

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