The Frenchman Who Slapped President Macron Across The Face Is Called A Hero By Extremists: "There Are Millions" Like Him

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October 7, 2021

On June 8, 2021, a Frenchman slapped President Emmanuel Macron across the face as the French president was shaking hands with members of the public in Drôme, France. After being released from prison, the offender said he had no regret and began promoting his ideas on the social media. His act and stance triggered responses from extremist actors in France. The report is a review.

 

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