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Legal moves in Europe to track “high-risk” imams

Ever since the September 11 attacks in the US, European countries have accumulated an array of different mechanisms to facilitate the expulsion of Islamic imams judged to support terrorism.In France the legal arsenal has recently been reinforced by a new text which permits deportation if a foreigner is judged to have incited discrimination, hatred or violence against a person or group. Earlier this year the interior ministry set up regional intelligence offices in order to monitor support for Islamic extremism. Following the London attacks on July 7, Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy said he is prepared to strip imams who preach violence of their French nationality.Full Story

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