Valls will not tolerate "so-called theologians" preaching "hatred of the Jewish"
Manuel Valls, 17 May 2012.
The Interior Minister, Manuel Valls said Monday, May 21 he would not accept the presence on the territory of "so-called theologians" preaching "hatred of the Jewish" at the annual dinner of the Representative Council Jewish Institutions of France (CRIF) Marseille-Provence.
"As interior minister, I will not accept that come on our soil so-called preachers of so-called theologians who advocate, whether with harsh words or sweet words, hatred of Jewish "said the minister, who was the first Monday in Marseille exit province.
Referring to the "organizations" that invite, "it's time they change their attitude and respect the laws of the Republic," added Mr. Valls.
"THE CONFESSION OF FRENCH MUSLIM SHOULD NOT BE STIGMATIZED"
Welcoming the President of the French Council of the Muslim Faith, Mohammed Moussaoui, in the room, as a "man of wisdom and dialogue," the minister was invited to the firm in this regard.
The president of CRIF Marseille-Provence, Michèle Teboul, previously enforced assistance a minute of silence in tribute to the victims of the killings of Toulouse and Montauban.
"When a Jew is attacked in France, it is the Republic itself is attacked. Any aggression against a religion is a serious offense against the Republic and its values, "said the interior minister, adding:" In the Republic, everyone must have its place, French Muslim should not be stigmatized, they are France and the rich. "
Marseille came to "assert [its] commitment to the fight against crime", without making announcements, Mr. Valls met police and local authorities. He also visited the northern neighborhoods to a school near where a shooting killed one person and injured 11 May
The minister had to leave Marseille on Tuesday morning after a final visit to the Headquarters Inter area Valabre Gardanne (Bouches-du-Rhône).