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    Comedian Investigated for Paris Attacks Gaffe

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    French comedian Dieudonne is being probed for allegedly sympathizing with a Paris attack gunner.

    MOSCOW, January 12 (Sputnik) — French comedian Dieudonne is being probed by prosecutors for “inciting racism” after a Facebook comment many see as a show of empathy with one of last week’s attackers in Paris, France Press news agency reports.

    "Tonight, as far as I'm concerned, I feel like Charlie Coulibaly", ("Sachez que ce soir, en ce qui me concerne, Je me sens Charlie Coulibaly") the comedian wrote, playing on the expression "Je suis Charlie", adopted as the rallying cry after shootings at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in which 12 people died.

    Amedy Coulibaly shot dead five people in two other Paris attacks, four of them in a kosher supermarket.

    Dieudonne became notorious in 2013 when the footballer Nicolas Anelka was banned for five matches in England for using a hand-gesture created by the comedian which was widely interpreted as anti-Semitic.

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