French court requires Marine Le Pen to undergo psych exam over tweets

French court requires Marine Le Pen to undergo psych exam over tweets
Marine Le Pen (Image: YouTube screen grab via BBC News)

[Ed. – She was retweeting images of ISIS killings to show what the ISIS terrorists are proud of.  Regardless of how you feel about Le Pen — and she wouldn’t be my choice for the “right” in any political contest — this is a gross abuse of the legal system, to brand anyone who points out what Islamist extremists do, including the extremists’ own propaganda, as psychologically impaired.]

Marine Le Pen, the leader of the French far right has been left shocked and furious after a court ordered her to be examined by a psychiatrist to determine if she “is capable of understanding remarks and answering questions”. …

The unusual summoning is in relation to Le Pen having tweeted out gruesome propaganda images from terror group Isis that showed the bodies of people having been executed by the so-called Islamic State.

In March Le Pen was charged with circulating “violent messages that incite terrorism or pornography or seriously harm human dignity” and that can be viewed by a minor.

And as part of their investigation it appears magistrates in Nanterre near Paris have ordered Le Pen to visit a psychiatrist for an expert assessment.

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