France moves to expel 231 radicalized foreigners after assassination of teacher
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The move to expel radicalized individuals has already led to 11 arrests, including the half sister of anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard.
French officials plan to expel 231 radicalized foreign nationals in a sweeping crackdown after the brutal slaying of a teacher Friday. Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin said he intends to move swiftly in response to the killing of Samuel Paty, a history teacher who was beheaded after showing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in class. President Emmanuel Macron has called the killing an "Islamist terrorist attack." The primary response to the attack includes the deportation of 231 foreigners in the File of Alerts for the Prevention of Terrorist Attacks (FSPRT), which tracks radicalized activities, according to Europe 1. Darmanin had planned to expel the people already, having traveled to Morocco the previous week to ask the government to accept nine of its radicalized nationals. He plans to meet with officials in Algeria and Tunisia to discuss similar deals. On the list are 180 people currently in prison and another 51 individuals who will…