Skip to Content

Robert Ménard; Béziers. Photo supplied

Preserving the French way of life in Béziers

A French municipal newspaper has once again made a name for itself, particularly welcoming "the return of common sense for five years", that is to say since the election of Robert Ménard at the helm of the city.

Published: July 20, 2019, 12:45 pm

    Béziers

    In the town of Robert Ménard, Béziers, there are certain traditions that should be safeguarded, such as the “French way of life”. This is essentially the message that was found in a double page insert of issue of the municipal newspaper of Beziers, released July 15, and shared on Twitter by the affiliated National Rally.

    The town of Béziers has no place for no-go zones: “Our way of life is not negotiable” the double-page feature announced.

    The town – or at least the editors of the newspaper – seems to enjoy the calm found in the Hérault commune since the election of Robert Ménard at the town hall. “For five years, it’s been the return of common sense. The message has the merit of being clear: in Béziers, we live in France, and therefore, the French way.”

    It is according to this motto that Ménard, the co-founder of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has been managing his municipality since 2014. Its main feats are thus mentioned: a ban on washing displayed in the windows in the historic center, anti-spit decrees, the creation of a brigade fighting against incivilities, as well as the establishment of a charter of mosques to prohibit “the promotion of an aggressive Islam”. In fact, nothing is left to chance to preserve Béziers.

    This is not all: sanctions have been provided for those who want to brandish a foreign flag during a wedding party or those who arrive late at the event. Robert Ménard also endorsed the “fight against the establishment of new kebab and community shops” and the “defense of the Christmas crib” of the city.

    The insert also revealed that Béziers is visited every year by some 23 000 tourists. Finally, a twinning was announced with the Syrian Christian village of Maaloula.

    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

    Spain: ‘The left wants to Islamize Catalonia’

    Leader of the Vox party in Spain, Santiago Abascal has no intention of giving up the land conquered in the recent Spanish elections.

    World Population Foundation: Africa needs more contraceptives

    NairobiThe managing director of the German Foundation for World Population (DSW), Renate Bähr, has called for stronger measures to limit population growth in Africa on the occasion of the World Population Conference in Kenya.

    US threatens Serbia with sanctions over S-400 purchase

    BelgradeWashington is threatening Serbia with sanctions to stop the country from buying Russia's advanced S-400 air defense missile systems.

    Leftwing Italian daily inflates number of anti-Semitic attacks

    RomeA report on the issue is clear: The data used by a newspaper on the hot topic refer to 2018, not to 2019 and 197 anti-Semitism episodes per year, not 200 per day.

    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.

    Go to archive