Photo Ozan Kose AFP. A Istanbul,en 2016 des manifestants ultranationalistes faisant le signe des «loups gris» assistent aux funérailles d’un soldat tué la veille dans un attentat à Kayseri.
Paris, Nov 4, 2020 (AFP) – After the cabinet meeting, the Minister of the Interior Gerald Darmanin announced on Twitter on November 4 (see below) that Turkish ultra-nationalist group the Gray Wolves was officially banned in France with the reason on ‘inciting discrimination and hatred’ and ‘involving in violent actions’. The Group involved in recent violent actions against the Armenian community in France.
The decision of the Cabinet came against a background of strong diplomatic tensions between France and Turkey over the Islam religion and treatment of Muslims in France.
The Gray Wolves originally founded in the 1970s in Turkey as an extreme right-wing and Turkish nationalist organization close to the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). Then they became known in the 1980s, during violent action against left-wing activists and minorities.
The movement is active both in Turkey and Europe and supports Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s politics.