Lyon France cancels Christmas market because they can’t afford to secure it against Muslim attacks

Christmas Market Cancelled as Organisers Couldn’t Afford €20,000 Anti-Terror Barrier Bill

The Christmas market on la Croix-Rousse hill in Lyon, France, has been cancelled because organisers cannot afford the €20,000 security budget.

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  • Liberal Progressive

    Besides, celebrating Christmas is Islamophobic.

  • JJ Hunsecker

    I’m amazed the market organizers are on the hook for public safety.

    I expect that’s why every muslim country ends up a shithole with high brick walls “wonderful interiors”. If you have anything nice that’s visible it’s get wrecked.

  • Millie_Woods

    This smells fishy. £20K isn’t that much money to a city of 500,000. I’m sure most of the attendees would gladly kick in a couple of bucks to cover the cost or have a 50/50 draw or maybe a philanthropist would donate the money. There’s more to this than the headline leads us to believe.

    • Millie_Woods

      And I’m sure that picture wasn’t taken in Lyon. That building style is right out of Germany, and besides, there’s no dogshit on the street.

      • andycanuck

        French cops in the link’s photo at least.

        • Millie_Woods

          Maybe. I did a little googling and the store in the picture (L. Bullinger) is in Neuburg, Germany. I guess they could have a store in Lyon though.

  • canminuteman

    I am sure they could put together a volunteer security force if they tried.