Skip to Content

French police officers monitor a demonstration. Wikipedia

French policeman guilty of joining jihadist cause

The policeman - an immigrant from Senegal - was sentenced to six years in prison for criminal conspiracy and jihadism.

Published: July 9, 2019, 9:08 am

    Read more

    A 47-year-old former black police officer was sentenced to six years in prison and was jailed on Monday, July 8 in Paris.

    Named Mamadou N’Diaye (47), he was found guilty of criminal conspiracy to commit terrorism and fraud by the criminal court, FranceInfo reported. In particular, he was accused of having joined the jihadist cause of the Islamic State between 2014 and 2016.

    Arrested in his police station in June 2017 and then dismissed and placed under judicial control, Mamadou N’Diaye has been found guilty of looking for radicalised people’s names in police files.

    He was found guilty of watching videos and following profiles of jihadists on social networks with his radicalised brother. He had even activated a Twitter account for a French jihadist party in Syria and had been listed as a suspect in the attack on a police couple in Magnanville in 2016.

    For President Isabelle Prévost-Desprez, the ex-police officer “harmed the police” and “the confidence” of the French in law enforcement.

    Assigned to the brigade of road accidents and misdemeanors, N’Diaye notably intervened on the scene of the murder of Aurélie Châtelain, killed in Villejuif in 2015 against the backdrop of an aborted terrorist attack.

    He even volunteered to help after the Paris attacks of November 13, 2015, a “behavior that can be considered disturbing” the court noted. His lawyer, Gabriel Dumenil, denounced the allegations and announced that he would appeal and asked for N’Diaye’s release. For him, his client, who was previously under judicial control, “had changed, could change”. He added: “It’s a disaster for him and for society.”

    An initiative has meanwhile been launched in Marseille and could soon extend to all French stations where police and magistrates will be trained against “racism and homophobia”.

    Faced with the proliferation of racist and homophobic offenses, according to French weekly L’Express, Marseille has launched a training day to raise awareness among police and magistrates of this new kind of “threat”.

    Clearly, both functions are trained to receive complaints and investigate such charges. An initiative that will be “deployed throughout France in September,” according to the prefect and advisor for security affairs in Dilcrah – the Interministerial delegation set up to fight against racism, anti-Semitism and anti-LGBT hate – Christian Gravel .

    The stated objective is the creation of a national network of investigators and specialised magistrates, one of the main measures of the national plan against racism and anti-Semitism established by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe.

    For their training day, the participants, for example, followed the interventions of an “ethicist” from the Camp des Milles, one of the main memory sites of the Jewish deportation, but also the director of the Avad, an association aiding so-called hate crime victims. “We know that 10 percent of victims of hate crime do not file a complaint,” said Gravel.

    According to a May study, one in five LGBT people have been physically assaulted in their lifetime. “It all starts when you cross the threshold of the police station,” the Dilcrah advisor explained, emphasizing “the human dimension of the victims”.

    For him, these figures show that it is essential to “familiarise the agents with this type of complaint”.

    “When the hatefulness of the act is not recognised from the beginning of the investigation, it is very difficult to reinject it into the procedure,” he said before continuing: “Now, the recognition of hate by justice is essential for the reconstruction of the victim “.

    The official also said that 6 122 court cases had been opened for hate transgressions and hate crimes in 2018, but very few resulted in convictions, “perhaps because the investigations are not always properly launched”.

    Keep ​your language polite​. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in​,​ for example​, ​Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.

    If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violation​s​ of​ any​ law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.

    If your comments are subject to preview ​by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.

    We reserve the right to del​ete​ comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.

    Europe

    Chisinau Forum: Arnaud Develay on the Rule of Law in the age of Imperial Collapse

    ChisinauThe Chisinau Forum aims to bring together those who feel compelled to preserve the flickering light of sovereignty and national independence in their respective countries, says Arnaud Develay, an international lawyer at the Washington and Paris bar.

    Le Pen denounces march against Islamophobia ‘with Islamists’

    ParisAccording to the president of the National Rally, the personalities who associated with the march against Islamophobia, including Jean-Luc Mélenchon, carry "a very heavy responsibility" and will have to "respond to it when the election comes".

    French Senator warns of globalist-engineered ‘Great Replacement’

    ParisAs a result of a mass migration agenda engineered by anti-Western elites, the French people are being replaced, warned Senator Stéphane Ravier.

    Migrants in Bosnian town ‘are everywhere’

    In the Bosnian border town of Bihać, the situation has become dramatic. Bihać is a transit station for migrants on their way to Central Europe, mostly to Germany.

    Italian Interior Minister reveals Libyan stranglehold on illegal immigration

    RomeThe Italian government's memorandum with Libya has shaken up the political debate, mainly because it has revealed the extent of Libyan leverage on Italy.

    Chanteloup-Les-Vignes: scenes of urban violence directed at France

    YvelinesAn immigrant justified the urban violence in Chanteloup-Les-Vignes, saying it was the right way to attack French authority.

    German migration researcher expects immigrant share of 40 percent

    According to the Berlin migration researcher Herbert Brücker, the proportion of citizens with foreign roots in Germany will rise to over 40 by the year 2040.

    Denmark greenlights Nordstream 2

    CopenhagenDenmark has greenlighted the Nord Stream 2 section southeast of the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea, allowing Russian gas to flow to Germany’s Baltic coast, bypassing the traditional route via Ukraine.

    France’s Right rebels

    ParisIn Paris, representatives of various right-wing and conservative parties and organizations met in the autumn at an event organized by Marine Le Pen's niece Marion Maréchal.

    Orban: Western cooperation with Russia in Hungary’s interest

    BudapestPrime Minister Viktor Orban said Hungary’s interest lies in the improvement of cooperation between the West and Russia. He spoke at a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Budapest on Wednesday.

    Go to archive