Security intercepted a man with a knife who claimed to be seeking to kill him.
From Le Post:
Oskar Freysinger narrowly avoided a knife attack at a conference in Paris and called "Focus against the Islamization of Europe."Below is a video of the "peaceful" protesters - one is holding an Islamic banner that she exclaims will "soon be at the Elysee Palace."
The Swiss politician was invited to speak on the Swiss model of direct democracy.
The holding of this meeting had already caused controversy this week.
The mayor of Paris in particular had requested the ban.
Oskar Freysinger was said to be "cool" after the incident. "I held the knife in my hands. This weapon was intended to kill, "he said.
Earlier in the conference room, Oskar Freysinger was welcomed as a hero and cheered as the man who brought down the minarets.
Outside the hall, some 200 opponents protested against this anti-Islam rally. The demonstration dispersed peacefully at midday.