High security at Zemmour's Geneva visit

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A security cordon was thrown up around the Hilton Hotel in Grand Saconnex last night because of an event being held by the French right-wing journalist, Eric Zemmour.

The writer has been prosecuted several times for hate speech and incitement against Muslims.  

Around 2,000 protestors marched in the city against his visit – while 300 guests entered the hotel to hear him speak. 

The bomb squad reacted to several threats to check for devices – none were found. 

Zemmour is keeping his options open about running for the French presidency. He has to announce his candidacy by December 5th. 

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