Can France resolve tensions with Muslim community? – Inside Story


The French government is stepping up its crackdown on what it is calling religious separatism.
76 mosques face closure if they are found to be a security threat.
It is President Emmanuel Macron’s latest response to recent attacks he has blamed on ‘radical Islam’.
His government denies it is deliberately targeting the Muslim community, but recent comments have triggered protests worldwide.
So how can this crisis be resolved?

Presenter: Imran Khan

Guests:

Yasser Louati – Justice and Liberties For All Committee

Philippe Marliere – Professor of French and European Politics, University College of London

Nizar Messari – Associate Professor of International Studies, Al Akhawayn University

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