The leader of France’s racist and anti-Semitic Tribu Ka gang was sentenced to five months in prison by a court near Paris. Stellio Capo Chichi, aka Kemi Seba, 25, was found last Friday to be in criminal contempt of the law for calling a public official “Zionist scum.” He had been arrested the previous night following an altercation with police. Following a May 2006 demonstration in which 40 Tribu Ka members marched through a Jewish neighborhood calling for death to the Jews, the group was dissolved in July by Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy. The group was then reborn under the name Generation Kemi Seba. Chichi said he sees himself as “a militant defender of the dignity of French citizens.”
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