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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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The French Banlieue Entrepreneurs

“In Poor Margins of Paris, New Recipe for Success is Local,” by Liz Alderman for the New York Times: Mourad Benamer remembers the day his parents first visited the sleek new sushi restaurant he had just opened near the Champs-Élysées. … 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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