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Quarter of British Muslims Sympathise With Charlie Hebdo Terrorists
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, UK, France, corruption, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Some 27 per cent of British Muslims sympathise with Paris gunmen, while more than one in ten say satirical cartoons "deserve" to be attacked
Up to Ten Former French Soldiers 'Have Defected to Islamic State'
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Islamic fighters. Islamic militants, jihadists, France, Frech soldiers, deserting )

Beatrice
- 37 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Several French former soldiers have joined the ranks of jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq, France's government confirmed on Wednesday, as it outlined a raft of new anti-terror measures in the wake of the Islamist attacks in Paris.
European 'No-Go' Zones: Fact or Fiction? Part 1: France
Society & Culture  (tags: No-Go' Zones, Paris, France, Moslems )

David
- 39 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
A 120-page research paper documented dozens of Moslem neighborhoods "where police and gendarmerie cannot enforce the Republican order or even enter without risking confrontation, projectiles, or even fatal shootings."
I Am Not Charlie. But I Am Against Killing
Society & Culture  (tags: Paris, France, Muslims demonstrate, In Solidarity, Jews, I am Not Charlie, kosher market )

Dandelion
- 46 days ago - haaretz.com
Paris' Muslims gather outside of the kosher market attacked by terrorists, urging French Jews not to leave France for Israel: 'We are in this together.'
Je Suis Bibi! Netanyahu Brings Likud to Paris
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, France, society, politics, ethics, dishonesty, sadness, interesting, culture )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - haaretz.com
Just as you can sometimes identify Israeli tourists abroad by their loud voices, poor manners and gauche behavior, none of the hundreds of millions of people around the world who watched Sunday's Paris rally on TV had any problem locating Israeli Prime...
After Hyper Cacher Attack, Jews And Muslims Alike Fear Religious Backlash In France
Society & Culture  (tags: world, France, Human Rights, religious freedom, society, culture, violence, safety, ethics, humans, news, sadness )

Carrie
- 47 days ago - ibtimes.com
What started off as a rally in defense of the freedom of expression turned into a debate on religious discrimination -- one in which Muslim and Jewish people found themselves blaming the same government for the same reason.
Activists Occupy Israel Pavilion at Paris Trade Show (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, France, Israel, Palestine, BDS, protestors, Human Rights, society, freedoms, activists, news )

Carrie
- 129 days ago - electronicintifada.net
As the video above shows, the activists held up signs condemning Israeli abuses of Palestinian rights and chanted slogans including: "No trade with apartheid," "Boycott Israeli apartheid" and "Gaza, Gaza, We won't forget!"
The Caves of Lascaux: A Virtual Tour
Society & Culture  (tags: ancient, archaeology, cave, France, paintings )

Kit
- 531 days ago - lascaux.culture.fr
This remarkable slide show allows you to see the cave art from 35 - 40,000 years ago. These caves are not open to tourists, to protect them from light, temperature changes and vandalism.
The French Are Revolting. The Greeks Are Revolting. It Is About Time Too.
Society & Culture  (tags: 99%, Global 99%, Europe, France, Greece, Central Banks, IMF, European Union, Revolution, Global 99% )

Betsy
- 1027 days ago - nytimes.com
Both countries held elections Sunday that were in effect referendums on the current European economic strategy, and in both countries voters turned two thumbs down.
In Lille, the Left Front
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, culture, dishonesty, elections, freedoms, France, government, Human rights, media, news, politics, society, world )

Kit
- 1062 days ago - truth-out.org
After the retaking of the Bastille on 18 March by a mass of 120,000 people, the Left Front struck another blow on Tuesday evening. Some 23,000 people attended presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon's meeting in Lille . 15,000 inside the packed-out-->
Burqa-Clad Women March in Sympathy for & Memory of Islamist Murderer in Toulouse!
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamist Murderer, jihad, Talouse, France, terror, al-Qaeda, children, crime, death, freedoms, police, murder, religion, safety, violence, women, women, sadness )

Jay
- 1069 days ago - agi.it
some one hundred riot police officers intervened to disperse about thirty people who were trying to hold a demonstration in memory of Mohammed Merah, the man behind a series of shootings in Toulouse. Most wore illegal burqas.
BREAKING: French Mass Murder Suspect Islamist Jihadist
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, death, al-Qaeda, mass murder, jihad, Islamist, France, Jews, Hateviolence, religion, sadness )

Jay
- 1074 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The suspect in the attacks was described as 24 years old, of French descent from Toulouse with an Algerian mother, who had trained in camps on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border and proclaimed al-Qaida ties. The other suspect was described as his brother
FRANCE'S SEXIST SCHOOL TEXTBOOKS: ONLY 11 WOMEN HISTORY MAKERS
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, politics, world, France, French history, education, culture, ethics, news, interesting )

Cal
- 1189 days ago - worldcrunch.com
It's not surprising that women don't play as large a role as men in the telling of history. But a new study in France shows just how small: less than four percent of the figures given their own biographies in French history books are women.
French Burqa Wearer Fined in Court, Vows Appeal
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, religion, rights, law, government, world, France, French laws on wearing burqas, society, news, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms )

Cal
- 1256 days ago - montrealgazette.com
A French court on Thursday fined a Muslim woman 120 euros ($164) for wearing a full-face veil in public, prompting the single mother of three to vow an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights to get France to overturn its burqa ban.
LIFELINE: French 'Refuge' Helps Muslim Gays
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, world, France, culture, family, ethics, philanthropy, society, children, religion, rights, interesting, goodnews, politics, gayrights )

Cal
- 1451 days ago - spiegel.de
For many gay and lesbian young people in France, Le Refuge is a lifesaver -- literally. Since 2003, the organization has helped hundreds of desperate youths, most of them from Muslim families, who have been rejected by their families and forced onto the s
 

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