Warning Arcom specifically targets comments made by Cyril Hanouna on the murder of young Lola in October
Tribute and meditation to Lola in the small town of Fouquereuil, October 21 — FRANCOIS GREUEZ/SIPA
L’é ;mission Do not touch; my jobhosted by Cyril Hanouna is at again reprimanded by the authorities; supervision of the audiovisual sector. The C8 channel, belonging to the Canal+ group, was formal notice Friday by Arcom, the media regulator, in particular for comments made by Cyril Hanouna on the murder of young Lola in October.
The authority indicates to have been “”seizure” many times at; following several sequences from the program “Touche pas à mon poste”,” and that these sequences, “their repetitive nature, convey a publisher’s failure to the obligation to handle a pending legal case with restraint.
At issue, according to the regulator, are the comments of the star host of C8 Cyril Hanouna who, “while the judicial investigation relating to this case was open, repeatedly made remarks relating both to the conditions in which the trial of the person charged was to be held and to its issue”.
“He particularly called to several times at expeditious trials and prison sentences; perpetuity automatic in such cases,”said the Authority” regulation of audiovisual and digital communication (Arcom). The authority also notes “that the host was able to express his opinion at length without a quick and effective contradiction being opposed to him” “the obligation to respect the expression of different points of view at all levels; the antenna on a subject amenable to controversy.”.
”Crazy or not mad, she must be in jail”
Cyril Hanouna had aroused the controversy at the end of October around the murder of Lola, killed at Paris on October 14. The circumstances of her death and the profile of the suspect, of nationality Algerian and subject to an obligation to leave French territory (OQTF), had aroused sharp criticism to; right and to the far right.
“If we have all the evidence, it’s life direct. I'm sorry. There is no alteration or non-discernment,” October 18 Cyril Hanouna on the set of TPMP. “This is the kind of case where, crazy or not crazy, she has to be in jail. She doesn’t need to be groomed,” the star host continued. “Not aware of her actions? It’s a law that needs to be reviewed as well. (…) Hearing this speech in France, I can't take it anymore, it’s unbearable and the laws must change,” he concluded. Asked on the position of the facilitator, the Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti had qualified him; of “negation of the rule of law”.