France is to withdraw the French nationality from five “terrorists” the government announced on Tuesday as it continues to crackdown on homegrown jihadists.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Tuesday he had requested that five “terrorists” be stripped of their
“I asked the prime minister to strip five terrorists of their nationality,” Cazeneuve told the National Assembly.
French law only allows nationality to be stripped from a citizen who holds a second passport.
Last month a Moroccan-born jihadist was stripped of his French nationality and sent back to his country of birth because he posed a serious threat to national security according to the government.