Eric Zemmour

French far-right presidential candidates fight for limelight

Both Eric Zemmour and Marine Le Pen want tougher rules on immigration, including less state aid for migrants, oppose wind farms and want more support for nuclear energy.

published on : 5th February 2022

French presidential contender Éric Zemmour convicted for hate speech against migrant children

The case against Zemmour focused on his tirade in which he called children who migrate to France without parents or guardians thieves, murderers, and rapists, in September 2020.

published on : 17th January 2022

Former French TV pundit Eric Zemmour holds presidential campaign rally near Paris

The rally, which was initially to take place in a Paris concert hall, has been moved to a bigger exhibition centre in a northern suburb of the capital.

published on : 5th December 2021

Zemmour, French far-right pundit, launches presidential run

Name-dropping Joan of Arc, Napoléon Bonaparte, Gen. Charles de Gaulle and others who shaped France's history, Zemmour announced his candidacy for the April election in a pre-recorded video.

published on : 1st December 2021