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Hashtag of detractors of Islamophobia march explodes on Twitter

Over the course of the day on Sunday, the hashtag #ManifDeLaHonte, emerged and exploded on Twitter. It was used by the many artists and politicians opposed to the march against Islamophobia held in Paris.

Published: November 11, 2019, 9:34 am

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    Florian Philippot, the president of the Patriotes, Christian Jacob, chief of the Republicans Party, the philosopher Raphael Enthoven, but also the president of the Judaism Foundation, Ariel Goldman or the singer Keren Ann, to name a few, were among the many users who expressed their disagreement with the march against Islamophobia on Sunday, November 10, using the hashtag #ManifDeLahonte.

    Philippot multiplied the tweets to show his disagreement with the holding of the march against Islamophobia that had gathered some 13 500 participants, according to a count realized at the end of the day by the firm Occurence for a collective of media outlets.

    The regional councilor of the Grand-Est in particular, found it in bad taste that “Allahu akbar” was chanted just three days ahead of the commemoration of the massacre at the Bataclan, on November 13, 2015 – because it was also the cry that systematically accompanied the slaughterings and killings.

    In the afternoon, he expressed his feelings on social media: “Looking at Mélenchon, Hamon, Martinez parading stupidly at the #ManifDeLaHonte … Islamists must be laughing. I can hear them saying… ‘Idiots, they open a boulevard … We’ll get rid of them then'”.

    For Christian Jacob (LR), “the freedom to demonstrate is a fundamental right to which the Republicans are very attached. But messages of hatred, insults and calls for violence have no place in the Republic”.

    The President of the Judaism Foundation, Ariel Goldman and singer Keren Ann, pointed to the parallel between the “Jews of yesterday, the protesters of tomorrow” as anti-Semitic Islamists compared themselves to persecuted Jews.

    Many local elected officials also used the hashtag #ManifDeLaHonte and this opinion was shared by the philosopher Raphael Enthoven, who also denounced the instrumentalization of the politicians and trade unionists seen in the procession.

    For the French-Lebanese journalist and writer André Bercoff: “Today #10November 2019, #ManifDeLaHonte for those who have forgetten #CharlieHebdo, #Bataclan, #Toulouse, #Nice, and the rest. #Paris again occupied by the fanaticism of some and the electioneering of others. As for the caricatures of sell-outs of yesteryear, look at yourself and weep.”

    As reported by Le Parisien, the survey conducted by the Foundation for Political Innovation looked back on 40 years of Islamist terrorism born with the assassination of a religious leader in Tehran on December 27, 1979.

    For its study, the foundation documented 33 769 Islamist attacks perpetrated in 81 countries. In total, some 167 096 people died (a low estimate) including 317 in France. The Islamic State (ISIS) appears as the deadliest organization with 52 619 deaths.

    This unpublished study shows that Afghanistan is the cradle of international jihadism. In December 1979, the military invasion by the USSR precipitated the arrival on the spot of the “Mujahideen”, then considered as “liberators of a land of Islam”. Supported by the United States, they escaped the control of the Americans and give birth to terrorist networks in the former communist bloc, after its collapse, in 1991.

    At the same time, during the 1980s, nationalist conflicts in the Middle East took an Islamist turn and were exported to France. In September 1986, six attacks occurred in Paris. The one of September 17, in front of the Tati store of Rue de Rennes, resulted in seven dead and 55 wounded.

    In 1995, eight died and 117 were wounded in the attacks of the REB at the station Saint-Michel. In total, France saw 71 attacks. The study shows that 59 percent of Islamist attacks committed in France took place between 2012 and 2019 with a peak in 2015: including 159 deaths between January 7, during the attack on Charlie Hebdo and November 13 with the massacres in Bataclan and in the streets of Paris.

    The emergence of the Internet has given a global impact to these events and the web has provided Al-Qaida and terrorist groups with a powerful rallying and recruiting tool, particularly among Muslim minorities in Western countries.

    In 29,3 percent of cases, the victims of the Islamist attacks were civilians. The military and police represent respectively 23,2 and 18,8 percent of the victims.

    Marine Le Pen reminded the marchers that “Islamism has killed many more Muslims in France (Merah, Nice …) than Islamophobia (that has not killed anyone)! This reveals the extent of your scam!”

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    • thenobullman

      Do
      you think that this is an appropriate reaction from the EU – the Government of Europe for Europeans(?) – to:

      The Madrid train bombings of 2004.

      The Paris Bataclan Theatre massacre 11/2015 – have you ever read the
      details of this Islamofascist attack on music fans? 130 dead,
      mutilation and torture of victims.

      The Manchester Arena jihadi suicide murder 05/2017 – 39 children dead,
      139 seriously wounded. Nail-bomb set off by a suicidal murderer!

      Numerous other Islamofascist attacks around Europe.

      Moslem Pedophile rape gangs operating in Cities across the UK – see the
      Baroness Jay report on ‘child sexual exploitation in Rotherham’.

      https://fra.europa.eu/en/news/2018/freeing-muslims-hatred-toolbox-europe

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