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Former French local election candidate for the far-right National... News PhotoCandidate,Democracy,Election,Former,France,Law,Legal Trial,National Front,Political Party,Portrait,Right-Wing,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP Former French local election candidate for the far-right National Front (FN) party Anne-Sophie Leclere, 33, poses at her home on July 16, 2014 in Rethel, northeastern France. On July 15, Leclere was sentenced to nine months in prison and five years of ineligibility for comparing French Justice minister Christiane Taubira to a monkey during a report broadcasted on October 17, 2013 on the public television channel France 2. The FN had reacted by 'suspending' Leclere's candidacy. Cayenne's criminal court (in French Guiana) added a fine of 50.000 euros to the sentence, and also condemned the FN party to pay a fine of 30.000 euros. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Images)