Column by comic Guillaume Meurice on France Inter denounced as anti-Semitic, feedback on BFMTV by Caroline Fourest, accused of relativizing the demise of Palestinian youngsters: Arcom will examine no less than two sequences linked to the battle in Gaza, the regulator confirmed this Tuesday, October 31 to AFP, with out specifying the variety of related referrals.
The Audiovisual and Digital Regulatory Authority (Arcom) “is seized following a column broadcast on France Inter” Sunday on Charline Vanhoenacker’s present and “will instruct this sequence”she introduced this Tuesday on (ex-Twitter).
📍Arcom was seized following a column broadcast on France Inter on October 29 within the present “Le grand Dimanche soir”. The Authority will examine this sequence which has been reported to it. pic.twitter.com/3lGY8Umdiu
— Arcom (@Arcom_fr) October 31, 2023
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In query, an outing by Guillaume Meurice about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: suggesting an concept of “disguise to scare” on the event of Halloween, the comic talked about a “Netanyahu costume”, “a type of Nazi however with out a foreskin”.
An argument adopted on social networks. “Foreskin or not: I’d somewhat be in favor of circumcising Guillaume Meurice’s air time. (And Netanyahu’s mandate too, however that’s one other story)”notably lamented on X the rabbi and author Delphine Horvilleur.
Foreskin or not: I’d somewhat be in favor of circumcising Guillaume Meurice’s air time. (And Netanyahu’s mandate too, however that’s one other story). Ah if solely Jews managed the media!…🤢😤😩 #nazifierlesjuifsunenouvellemode https://t.co/9SME46Xess
— Delphine Horvilleur (@rabbidelphineH) October 30, 2023
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“I discover it unimaginable that three weeks after the most important bloodbath of Jews because the Second World Warfare, on public radio we’re evaluating a Jew to a Nazi,” echoed on BFMTV the president of the Jewish scouts of France, Jérémie Haddad, additionally castigating the “reactions from the set (of France Inter) who’re laughing their heads off”.
Contacted by AFP, France Inter didn’t remark.
“Prioritize Palestinian and Israeli civilian deaths”
Within the different sequence reported to Arcom after its broadcast on Monday on BFMTV, the essayist Caroline Fourest explains that” we cannot “in accordance with her, “examine killing youngsters intentionally by attacking as Hamas did, and killing youngsters unintentionally as Israel does”.
💬 “We can’t examine the very fact of getting intentionally killed youngsters like Hamas, and the very fact of killing them involuntarily like Israel”
➡ Caroline Fourest rejects the “double requirements” argument relating to the battle between Israel and Gaza pic.twitter.com/eJn9fgHbEm
— BFMTV (@BFMTV) October 29, 2023
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These phrases “prioritizing Palestinian and Israeli civilian deaths is stunning, harmful, racist”condemned on X the chief of the LFI deputies Mathilde Panot, saying to grab Arcom.
Contacted by AFP, Arcom confirmed having been seized on this sequence that it « instruct » additionally, with out detailing the variety of referrals acquired or their authors.
If breaches are famous on the a part of broadcasters, Arcom could, relying on their seriousness, difficulty a reminder of the laws, a warning or a proper discover which, within the occasion of repeated breaches, could precede a sanction.