Wednesday October 31, French police expelled 77 year-old Tunisian imam suspected of preaching the jihad. Mohamed Hammami, the imam of the Mosque of Omar in central Paris, was charged with making comments openly hostile to the values of the Republic. In a statement to the AFP, Minister of the Interior, Manuel Valls accused Hammami of preaching violent jihad, anti-Semitism and the use of violence and corporal punishment against women including whipping-to-death of women accused of adultery.
Three teenagers were excluded, Wednesday October 20, from their schools for non-observance of the law on the secularity of March 15, 2004. The day before, two schoolgirls of Mulhouse were expelled, the first time since the law prohibiting the open religious signs in schools came into force.