French Muslim singer forced to quit TV show over terror posts

PARIS: A French Muslim girl has surrender a TV singing festival amid complaint of comments she posted on Facebook after Islamic extremist attacks in 2016.

Mennel Ibtissem drew nationwide consideration for a transferring performance Saturday on French TV program "The Voice" of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." A French-born girl of Syrian foundation who wears a turban, Ibtissem notably sang one passage in Arabic.


In the ensuing days she drew complaint for Facebook messages posted after deadly attacks in Nice and Normandy in 2016. In one, she wrote "the real terrorist is our government."


She apologized, saying she was once shaken by the attacks and by French authorities' failure to forestall them. But complaint persevered, and he or she announced Friday that she surrender the TV festival.


Supporters say Ibtissem is being unfairly targeted because she is Muslim.


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