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Comedian Runs Afoul Of France's Strict Laws On Hate Speech

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French police raided the offices and home of a controversial comedian on Tuesday.The comedian, known by his stage name of Dieudonne, has been accused of making anti-Semitic remarks during his performances. The French government has banned his current show, claiming it is a threat to public order.

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