29 March 2018

France Expels Moroccan Imam Accused of Legitimizing Jihad

France continues its crackdown on suspected Islamic radicals with the expulsion of the Moroccan Imam, Mohammed Tlaghi, who is accused of calling believers to “pray for jihadists around the world” and to “destroy the enemies of Islam in France and in the world” in many of his sermons, French authorities announced on Wednesday.

The deputy imam of the Torcy mosque, located in east of Paris, was deported to Morocco on Wednesday, following his arrest by police services early morning.

“He will be taken back to the border under an expulsion order and must take a plane to Morocco during the day,” local authorities said. [Morocco World News] Read more