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How the Massive Response to the Charlie Hebdo Attack Will Backfire

Jack Miles | Posted 01.14.2015 | World
Jack Miles

Like President George W. Bush's declaration of a "global war on terror," this new French declaration of war on "radical Islam" will have undercut any attempt to belittle these attackers as common criminals, inflating them instead to the size of worthy military opponents.

Anti-Muslim Attacks After Charlie Hebdo Highlight France's Long History Of Islamophobia

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller & Jan Diehm | Posted 01.09.2015 | Religion

On Wednesday, gunmen attacked the Paris offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The magazine is known for its controversial depictions of ...

Belgium Poised To Ban Muslim Veil

Religion News Service | Elizabeth Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Elizabeth Bryant Religion News Service PARIS (RNS) Belgium is poised to become Europe's first country to ban the face-covering Islamic veil, after...

Lies Hebbadj, Muslim Man, Says Mistresses Are The French Way Of Life

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — A Muslim Frenchman at the center of a firestorm over polygamy said Monday that keeping mistresses is the French way of life. The man's ...

A Jewish Voice Against the Burqa Ban

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

It is easy to see how the "burqa ban" might be misused as a part of a broader effort to stigmatize a religious population, one that already perceives itself to be on the margins of society.

Sarkozy Vows 'Zero Tolerance' For Gaza Hate Crimes

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ORLEANS, France, Jan 14 (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy pledged "zero tolerance" for anti-Semitic or anti-Muslim acts in France as a seri...