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A French Court Has Ordered a Far-Right Mayor to Close the Local Museums He Opened Last Week in Defiance of the National Lockdown

The populist mayor of the southern French city of Perpignan must re-close the four museums he opened earlier this month in defiance of the national lockdown, a Montpellier administrative court ruled Monday. Last week, Louis Aliot, Perpignan’s mayor and the vice president of the far-right National Rally … Read entire story.

Source: Artnet News

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