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Moroccan imam Iquioussen deported from Belgium after French authorized battle

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A Moroccan imam accused of “inciting hatred and discrimination” has been deported by Belgium the place he had taken refuge after being expelled by France final summer time.

Hassan Iquioussen, a preacher from northern France was flown again to Casablanca on Friday after the Moroccan consulate in Liege issued a go on Thursday.

Final July French Inside Minister Gérald Darmanin introduced his expulsion, accusing him of inciting hatred and discrimination and conveying a imaginative and prescient of Islam opposite to the values of the Republic.

However he fled to French-speaking Belgium the place he was later arrested.

Iquioussen was imprisoned after which briefly positioned below home arrest earlier than being despatched to a safe centre close to Liège in mid-November, following the failure of the European arrest warrant process ordered by France within the Belgian courts.

The preacher then issued a number of unsuccessful appeals in opposition to the order to go away the nation that focused him. 

Though he was born in France, Iquioussen determined to not go for French nationality.

He claims to have renounced it on the age of 17 and later tried to get better it.

He has 5 kids and 15 grandchildren, all French.