France arrests 54 in crackdown on people defending terror

January 14, 2015 1:31 PM

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France arrests 54 in crackdown on people defending terror

Jan. 14, 2015: Soldiers patrol the street in Paris. French police say as many as six members of a terrorist cell that carried out the Paris attacks may still be at large, including a man seen driving a car registered to the widow of one of the gunmen. The country has deployed 10,000 troops to protect sensitive sites, including Jewish schools and synagogues, mosques and travel hubs. (AP)

France announced Wednesday that 54 people had been arrested since the Paris terror attacks in a country-wide crackdown on hate speech, anti-Semitism and the glorification of terrorism.

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