Oct 05, 2022
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A French court has issued a landmark conviction to a 28-year-old Morocco native for performing the controversial quenelle salute while standing in front of Bordeaux synagogue. The ruling marks the first criminal conviction in connection with the Nazi style gesture invented and popularized by French comedian Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala, whose anti-Jewish stance has brought seven conviction for inciting racial hatred against him.