4 Mosques Promoting Radical Ideology In France Shut Down

France interior minister,Bernard Cazeneuve, has ordered the closure of another four mosques that allegedly preach a radical ideology, a move by the minister after banning foreign donation to Mosques in France, and shutting down another 20 mosques in August.


A state of emergency in France allow for France to shut down any place of worship where the preaching risks provoking hate, violence or acts of terrorism.

The minister ordered that the mosques in the Paris region be closed on Wednesday. Though the names of the mosques were not mentioned, but a statement released by the ministry reads;

Under cover of religion, these places held meetings that in reality were aimed at promoting a radical ideology.

There has been close monitoring of place of worship that incites violence since the Paris attack, and non-citizens and imams of these places have also been expelled.