The Council of State finally authorizes Freeze Corleone’s concert in Rennes
The State Council rejected the appeal of the city of Rennes, which wanted to ban the rapper from appearing on stage in the city last Saturday, because of lyrics deemed anti-Semitic.
I believe that this party does not exist.Proven risksTo stir up trouble, the State Council finally suspended the ban issued by Ren City Council. On February 28, the mayor of Rennes, Nathalie Abery issued my decree The singer’s performance scheduled as part of a festival was banned, highlighting the dangers of “general chaos“because of the lyrics”considered anti-Semitic“.
Corleone’s suspension of civil status, however, was lifted before the administrative tribunal of Rennes who suspended the municipal decree. The city council immediately announced that it was filing an appeal with the State Council.
After hearing the case on Friday, the latter considered that it had not resulted.That the holding of the contested party would give rise to a certain risk of committing an offense likely to undermine respect for human dignity and lead to a disturbance of public order.”By issuing the impugned ban order, the mayor of Rennes unlawfully and seriously violated freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and freedom of actionAdds the State Council.
Texts that will not be interpreted in Rain assure the rapper
To justify its ban on the ceremony, the city of Rennes in particular cited an investigation opened in 2020 regarding Corleone’s freezing of “Words considered anti-Semitic and calling for Nazism and terrorism“. but “This investigation led to the expulsion a year later on the grounds that the facts (…) had expired by the statute of limitations“, confirms the State Council.
In addition,If it appears from the investigation that the rapper Friz Corleone wrote and sang texts, the content of which is not disputed, that contain passages that refer positively to Nazism and are clearly of an anti-Semitic character“The artist confirms”that these texts are no longer the ones that make up his concerts todayAnd the order adds, “And he will not interpret it in the language of Ren.
The rapper is scheduled to take place on March 18 as part of the Rap Festival “Boom Invest RainA rising number in French rap, Freeze Corleone, was released in September 2020 by Universal Music, which denounced “Racist remarks are not acceptableOn Youtube, his clips total several million views.