French Comedian Dieudonne Detained Entering Hong Kong, Blames ‘Pressure by Israel’


The Jerusalem Post reports: The French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala was detained as he tried to enter Hong Kong last week.

Dieudonne was detained Thursday, Variety reported, and his two stand up shows scheduled for Hong Kong were cancelled. His two sons, one a minor, were detained with him.

Dieudonne posted photos of the incident on his official Facebook page.

In a later post he said he had been detained for 15 hours and blamed it on “pressure by Israel.”

He reportedly was expelled from the country early Friday morning and returned to Paris via Thailand.

Read more at the Jerusalem Post