Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and Member of the European Parliament, attends a debate at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler
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The European Parliament voted Thursday to lift the immunity from prosecution for French far-right leader Marine Le Pen for tweeting gruesome images of Daesh (ISIS) violence, a crime that carries up to three years in prison in France.French prosecutors in the city of Nanterre had asked lawmakers to lift the immunity that Le Pen enjoys as a member of the European Parliament.Le Pen, a leading candidate in this year's French presidential election, posted her tweets in response to a journalist who drew an analogy between her anti-immigration National Front party and Daesh.Le Pen took down the tweet showing the killing of Foley after his family protested, but left up another image of violence by Daesh militants.
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