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Conseil Français du Culte Musulman (CFCM ) will interview presidential candidates...

One month before the first round of elections, the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) sent letters to the presidential candidates on March...

Macron and Le Pen debate burkini

The burkini controversy that began in summer 2016 reappeared in the televised presidential debate. As the candidates were discussing laïcité (secularism), Marine Le Pen attacked Macron,...

Hollande: France must ’embrace’ Islam

President Francois Hollande called for the creation of "an Islam of France" and the removal of foreign-trained extremist imams in a key speech Thursday...

‘Burkini Ban’ trojan horse for banning the veil?

Since the mayor of Cannes banned burkinis on July 28 more than thirty towns and communes in France followed suit. In certain municipalities such...