A 39-year-old man has been convicted by a French court for praising the actions of radical Islamic terrorists and threatening to kill prison guards while an inmate at a French prison.
The Orleans Correctional Court found 39-year-old Mounir Barkan guilty of praising several terrorists including the Kouachi brothers, who carried out the terrorist attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing a dozen people, in January of 2015.
Barkan, who has already had several convictions for similar offences, made the statements in June and was summoned by the prison manager shortly after making them, regional tabloid La République du Centre reports.
Two guards were forced to subdue him after he threatened to slit the throat of the manager and said “I’m going to tear your eyes out.”
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In court, the 39-year-old