French comedian Dieudonne - from anti-racism campaigner to anti-Semite?

Jan 08, 2014, 08:37 AM

He's a black French comic who once railed against injustice, and aligned himself with the familiar causes of the progressive left. Today #Dieudonne Mbala Mbala - more commonly known as straight Dieudonne - stands accused of provoking racial hatred because of his increasingly undisguised outbursts of anti-Semitism. This week the government has stepped in, authorising local councils to ban his live shows - but supporters say it's blatant censorship. Hugh schofield reports. #France