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February 24, 2004
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Jean-Marie Le Pen lost his final chance to run for the presidency of a region in southern France. On Sunday, a court in Marseille rejected Le Pen’s final appeal against a decision that he did not possess the necessary residency qualifications enabling him to run as a candidate for the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region, which includes large Jewish populations in Marseille and Nice.

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