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France Weaponizes Psychiatry by Calling for Mental-Illness Evaluation of Nationalist Politician...

• by RT

If convicted, she faces a maximum fine of a €75,000 and up to three-years in prison. Le Pen has been targeted by authorities in the past. Recently, French judges blocked €2-million of funding for Le Pen's party. She says that withholding funding likely will result in the party becoming defunct.

French politician Marine Le Pen said a court ordered her to undergo psychiatric evaluation over a series of images she posted on Twitter showing Islamic State executions. She slammed the order as a "mind-blowing."

The president of France's National Rally (formerly Front National) has released an order saying it comes from the magistrates in Nanterre near Paris, calling on her to "undergo a psychiatric examination."

"For denouncing the horrors of Daesh (Islamic State/IS, formerly ISIS) by tweets the "justice system" has referred [me] to a psychiatric assessment. How far will they go?!" she tweeted in response.