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Closure of a Mosque Due to Radicalisation

Closure of a Mosque Due to Radicalisation

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Sharia Watch

The Dar-es-Salam mosque in Aix-en-Provence was the subject of an administrative closure during the state of emergency on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of the Interior. Radical ideology calling for discrimination ".

It is the first mosque closed as part of the state of emergency in the department of Bouches-du-Rhone, a police source told AFP.

The decision to close the Dar-es-Salam mosque, known as the Calendal mosque, which welcomed some 300 followers during the Friday sermon , "was taken and notified, as the law foresees, by the prefect of police of the Bouches -du-Rhone, " the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

"The leader of this mosque advocated a radical ideology calling for discrimination, hatred and animosity towards others." Tens of rejecting state authority, secularism, democracy and Constitutions contrary to the divine law, it conveyed a message contrary to the values ​​of the Republic and likely to constitute the breeding ground for attacks on public safety and public order, " the statement said.