French Muslims are taking satirical paper Charlie Hebdo to court for blasphemy over a front page insulting the Koran. In a separate case, a right-wing MP is being sued for accusing young Muslims of anti-Semitism.

A court in Strasbourg on Monday set the hearing into Charlie Hebdo's alleged blasphemy for 7 April.

The paper's premises were firebombed in 2011 after it published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

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