A French Muslim singer has quit France’s The Voice TV show after being criticised for comments she made about terrorism and the French government on social media.
French media reported that in a post about the attack in Nice, in which 86 people were killed on Bastille Day, Mennel Ibtissem said: “It’s good it has become a routine, one attack a week! “And to always remain faithful the ‘terrorist’ took his identity papers with him. It’s true that, when you’re planning a dirty move, you don’t forget to take your papers.”
The message reportedly included the hashtag “#PrenezNousPourDesCons”, meaning “take us for idiots”.
“[I’ll] keep spreading my message of peace and tolerance, far from all types of fanaticism.”
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