Le Figaro Article Describes the Rise of Burqa-Wearing Women in Vénissieux, France

Vénissieux, a city of 60, 000 in the outskirts of Lyon, has witnessed an important increase in the number of women wearing burqas and niqabs, according to this article by Le Figaro daily newspaper. Locals estimate there may be 100 burqa-wearing women in the small city, which is also home to communist-party mayor André Gérin,…

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The golf lures the “beurs” (young Muslims) from France’s suburbs

According to this special news report from Le Figaro, between 300-400 French Muslims move to Dubai and Abu Dhabi annually to find work and live in a Muslim-majority country. The article follows a 27 year-old Muslim of Algerian-origin from the outskirts of Paris who, at the end of 2006, having gone through Egypt to learn…

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