The French government has expelled Tunisian Imam Mohammed Hammami after accusing him of antisemitism, encouraging violence against women and promoting a holy jihad.

Mr Hammami, from the Omar Mosque in Paris, was arrested at this home and deported to Tunisia last Wednesday for "deliberate, repeated and unacceptable provocations" that threaten French society and security, according to the French Interior Ministry.

French Interior Minister Manuel Valls said: "We decided to be uncompromising against all those who utter hate speech against the Republic and our values."

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