Police Concerned Over Letters Sent to Seven Priests Saying "Allah Akbar"

Country: France

Date of incident: December 9, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Islamist



An investigation was initiated after seven priest of Vaucluse received personal letters with the words "Allah Akbar". It was announced on December 9th by the gendermerie, which speaks of a case "taken very seriously". Handwritten letters were personally addressed and sent to the parish where the seven African priests live.

"These are not direct death threats, but in the context of the terrorist threat, this case is taken very seriously," added a source in the gendarmerie. 

Source: ladepeche.fr

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