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French court convicts three men over Macron knife attack plot

Trial heard trio from far-right group discussed using ceramic knife to stab French president in 2018

A French anti-terror court convicted three people on Friday over a plan to attack President Emmanuel Macron after a trial that threw the spotlight on a radical far-right online group.

The three men, part of a Facebook group known as the “Barjols”, were convicted for conspiracy to commit a terrorist act after the court heard how they discussed using a ceramic knife to stab Macron in 2018 at a first world war commemoration.

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