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2021

06

May

France: Police Expelling Migrant Children

French police summarily expel dozens of unaccompanied children to Italy each month in violation of French and international law, Human Rights Watch said today. To enable the returns, the police frequently record on official documents different ages or birth dates than the children declared. The authorities have also summarily returned adults, including families with young […]

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Source: , HRW

28

Apr

Turkey slams forcing Turkish councilor in France to resign

Turkey on April 27 criticized the forcing of a Turkish city councilor in France to resign after he liked a post on social media in memory of Turkish diplomats who were assassinated by Armenian terror organizations. “It is unacceptable to force a politician to resign when he remembered our diplomats martyred by Armenian terrorist groups […]

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28

Apr

Another French public institution targets Anadolu Agency

France’s public institutions continue to target the Anadolu Agency, which has recently exposed the country’s pressure on Muslims and Turks to the international community with its news and commentary as part of freedom of the press. The French government has taken steps that will complicate the daily lives of Muslims and provide a legal basis […]

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Source: , AA

15

Apr

Fransa senato Müslüman

French Senate approves toughened version of bill accused of stigmatising Islam

France’s right-wing majority Senate has approved proposals including expanded bans on religious symbols and clothing in a set of new draft laws to counter what President Emmanuel Macron has called Islamist separatism. Critics say the new measures, which may not be included in the final version, discriminate against Muslims. The French Senate, dominated by right-wing […]

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08

Apr

Fransa'da üniversitede ibadet

French Senate OKs proposal to ban prayers at universities

France’s Senate approved the addition of a ban on religious practices in university corridors to a controversial bill to fight “Islamist separatism” late Wednesday. Discussing the draft bill, which has been criticized for alienating Muslims, the center-right Republicans (LR) party proposed adding a clause prohibiting prayers in university corridors as well as banning religious activities […]

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Source: , AA

06

Apr

France accused of “complicity” in Rwandan genocide

A Rwandan report made public yesterday accuses senior French officials, including the then French president, of supporting Hutu elements in the Rwandan government responsible for months of killing in 1994 that left 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus dead. The report, compiled by a special investigative commission, singles out the late President François Mitterrand, the prime […]

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Source: AA , POLITICO

30

Mar

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Paris doctors sound alarm, warn of catastrophic overload of Covid-19 cases

The sobering warning was delivered Sunday in a newspaper opinion signed by 41 Paris-region doctors. Published by Le Journal du Dimanche newspaper, it comes as French President Emmanuel Macron has been vigorously defending his decision not to completely lockdown France again as he did last year. Since January, Macron’s government has instead imposed a nationwide […]

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Country: France
Source: AA , France24

27

Mar

‘Blind’ France bears responsibility on Rwanda genocide, historical commission reports

France bears overwhelming responsibilities over the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and was “blind” to preparations for the massacres, a report by historians said Friday, while adding there was no evidence Paris was complicit in the killings. A historical commission set up by President Emmanuel Macron concluded there had been a “failure” on the part of […]

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Source: , FRANCE 24

22

Mar

Fransa'da Müslümanlara kısıtlama

France’s Muslims outraged by decision to ban halal chicken slaughter

Muslim leaders in France have criticised a recent decision to ban the slaughter of poultry animals in line with Islamic principles ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. A joint statement issued by Paris Mosque director Chemseddine Hafez, Lyon Mosque director Kamel Kaptane and Evry Mosque director Khalil Maroun, says that the French Agriculture and […]

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Country: France
Source: , TRT WORLD

09

Mar

fransa mülteci somali

Somali migrant left to survive on streets of France

A Somali migrant who had to flee his country due to violence has been forced to live on the streets after two European countries refused to grant him asylum. Ahmed Muhammed, who is using a different name due to security concerns, told Anadolu Agency his asylum request was rejected by France after two years of […]

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Country: France
Source: , AA