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Tue Apr 27, 2021, 08:41 PM

Anger as ex-generals warn of 'deadly civil war' in France

Source: BBC

Anger as ex-generals warn of 'deadly civil war' in France

27 April 2021

The French government has condemned an open letter signed by active soldiers that said the country was heading for "civil war" due to religious extremism.

About 1,000 servicemen and women, including some 20 retired generals, put their names to the letter.

It blamed "fanatic partisans" for creating divisions between communities, and said Islamists were taking over whole parts of the nation's territory.

Ministers have condemned the message published in a right-wing magazine.

The letter was first published on 21 April - the 60th anniversary of a failed coup d'état.

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56899765

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Apr 27, 2021, 08:44 PM

1. They are supported by far-right politicians

It blamed "fanatic partisans" for creating divisions between communities - I'm guessing those 1000 are the actual "fanatic partisans" who are creating division.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Apr 27, 2021, 09:17 PM

2. 1,000 dishonorable discharges are needed!

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Apr 27, 2021, 10:48 PM

3. Yup, RW "Christian" fanatics and extremists. We came pretty close to that here in US on Jan 6

The threat has not passed either. All the red state legislation voter suppression laws and getting ready to rig the next election like letting the state legislature overrule election commissions and also to appoint the Electoral College electors, regardless of how people in the state voted.

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