French comic Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala during a press conference in a theater in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 Defending his
'Are All Priests Paedophiles And All Muslims Terrorists?' Anelka Defends 'Misunderstood' Quenelle Gesture
Nicolas Anelka has defended his infamous quenelle gesture and claimed that if it makes him anti-Semitic then "all priests
The French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, who is at the centre of the Nicolas Anelka anti-semitism row, has been banned
If you believe Nicolas Anelka, his use of the 'quenelle' was a conscious and deliberate "up yours" to the French establishment in support of friend Dieudonné M'Bala M'Bala. But, for many in this country, the 'quenelle' was almost unheard of, and many still argue that it is an apolitical rejection of the state and Zionism. However, it is a ghastly reminder of modern anti-Semitism.
France's equivalent of our Supreme Court banned the French comedian, Dieudonne, from performing his roadshow in Nantes on the grounds that it represented a "serious risk" to French "values and principles, notably human dignity". This begs a big question about what the FA is doing about Nicolas Anelka...
West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka has defended his controversial goal celebration during Saturday's 3-3 Premier League draw
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Iran of attacking Israeli embassies in India and Georgia. Earlier this month