CNews fined 200,000 euros for comments by Eric Zemmour on unaccompanied minor migrants

The remarks made by the far-right polemicist on September 29, 2020 incite “hatred” and “violence” estimated the CSA on Thursday.

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The CSA rarely inflicts such heavy fines. The Superior council of audio-visual sanctioned, Thursday, March 18, CNews, the group’s news channel Canal +, a fine of 200,000 euros for “incitement to hatred” and “violence” after remarks made in September by its star polemicist, Eric Zemmour, on unaccompanied minor migrants.

On September 29, during a debate on the program “Face à l’Info” devoted to the issue of unaccompanied minors after the attack in front of the ex-locals of Charlie Hebdo, Eric Zemmour said: “They have nothing to do here, they are thieves, they are murderers, they are rapists, that’s all they are, they must be sent back and they must not even come.”

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