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Muslims in France: A Town Attempting to Reduce Barriers

In the suburbs of Trappes, Paris, a Muslim woman dawning a veil was stopped by police officers for an identity check and subsequently ticketed for wearing a traditional veil—a symbolic item that has become a heated national debate about the … Continue reading

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French Muslims Feel Left Out Of Presidential Race

Due to the recent massacre in Toulouse, the presidential hopefuls for France have undoubtedly wasted no time exploiting this tragedy for their own political gains. This event  has also reopened the debate on immigration and Islam in France, which can … Continue reading

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Sarkozy Tapping Anti-Immigrant Sentiments: Closing France’s Borders

“Sarkozy threatens to close France’s Borders” from Al Jazeera: Nicolas Sarkozy, the French president, threatened in a key election rally to pull France out of Europe’s 25-nation visa free zone unless the EU does more to keep out clandestine immigrants.Sarkozy, … Continue reading

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