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France

2019

15

Oct

Questionnaire on the religious practice of Muslim students provokes a scandal

The University of Cergy-Pontoise (Paris region) aroused the excitement, after an internal questionnaire, questioning the practice of Muslim students and for the fight against terrorism was made public on social networks. The establishment apologized in a statement, and was forced to remove the questionnaire from circulation. The incriminated document raises various questions related to the […]

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Country: France
Source: Euro News , Actualite news

14

Oct

Members of Political Party in France Create Controversy After Asking Hijabi Woman to Remove Veil

Julien Odoul, a member of France’s National Rally (RN) is at the center of a controversy after asking a Muslim woman to remove her viel at a plenary meeting of the Regional Council of Burgundy Franche Comte on Friday, October 11. The Muslim woman was accompanying her son and his class on a school trip to explore the mission […]

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Country: France
Source: EN , MoroccoWorldNews

10

Oct

Macron met spokeswoman of Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces

French President Emmanuel Macron met on Tuesday with Jihane Ahmed, the spokeswoman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), to express France’s solidarity with them in their fight, said Macron’s office. The meeting was also an opportunity to reiterate that France remains “very worried” about the prospect of a Turkish military operation in Syria, added […]

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Country: France
Source: Euro News , Reuters

07

Oct

Macron under fire in blistering attack from Turkey after French President provoked outrage

Turkısh Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday accused Emmanuel Macron of overstepping his bounds after the French leader denounced the erosion of the rule of law under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. EU leaders have repeatedly expressed concern over the gradual breakdown of the rule of law in Turkey after a failed coup in 2016 prompted […]

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Country: France
Source: Sputnik , Express

30

Sep

French justice refuses to allow a child to be named “Jihad”

According to the story reported by Agence France Press, a mother gave her child the name “Jihad”. But french courts refuse and consider the first name “harmful to the child”. Public prosecutor’s office in Dijon, in french department of the Golden-coast, cancelled this Friday, 27 September  2019, the first name “Jihad” given to a child. A year […]

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Country: France
Source: AA , RT

27

Sep

Woman behind French #MeToo movement is fined for defamation

A Paris court ruled that the woman who launched the French version of the #MeToo movement must pay 20,000 euros ($22,000) for defaming the man she accused of harassment. French journalist Sandra Muller said she fears the message of the decision is “be quiet.” Muller launched #balancetonporc, which roughly translates as “squeal on your pig, “at […]

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Country: France
Source: Euro News , AP

25

Sep

A poster with a veiled mother is controversial

A student mother and CIPF activist poses in front of a school in Pantin, to denounce the problem of the veil during school trips. The new campaign of the Federation of Parents’ Councils (CIPF), defending the right for veiled women to go on school trips, is a “mistake” for the Minister of National Education, Jean-Michel […]

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Country: France
Source: Amerika'nın Sesi , en24News

18

Sep

French police begin to clear migrants sheltered at Dunkirk gym

French police are clearing nearly 1,000 migrants from a gymnasium near the northern port city of Dunkirk after a court ruled it was a health and security hazard. The mayor of Grande-Synthe, a suburb of Dunkirk, last December opened up the sports hall to migrant families seeking shelter from the cold. Since then, it has grown […]

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Country: France
Source: Aljazeera , Haberler

13

Sep

French diplomat held over links to anti-Muslim group: Source

A French diplomat posted in San Salvador has been charged over alleged links to an ultra-right anti-Muslim group, a source close to the case said Thursday. The suspect was arrested in France in June by the internal security directorate, DGSI, then charged for associating with “members of a terrorist group,‘’ the source said, confirming a […]

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Country: France
Source: EN , Thesundaily

05

Sep

French senate concealed Hitler bust, Nazi flag in its cellar for 75 Years

A 35 centimetre-high bust of Adolf Hitler and a 3 metre-long Nazi flag, as well as a German gas mask, have been preserved since the Second World War in the basement of the French Parliament’s upper house, Le Monde revealed. In addition, desks with emblems of the Third Reich, some staffers had worked at, were […]

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Country: France
Source: Euro News , Sputnik