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French far-right group storms site of new mosque
Around sixty members of an extreme right-wing group stormed the site of a future mosque in France on Saturday, to protest against what they see as Islam's increasing influence in the country.
According to French media, protesters from a group called Generation Identity occupied the building site in a suburb of the town of Poitiers, western France, at around 6am.
They climbed onto the building's roof and displayed a banner marked with "732 generation identity" in reference to the year 732, when Charles Martel halted the advance of the invading Muslim army to the north of Poitiers.
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