First they banned the veil.
Then they evicted Roma people from France going counter to the EU enlargement agreement and process.
Next they almost tore up the Schengen Agreement over border controls when Migrants from Tunisia went into Italy and wanted to move up into France. They still want to tear it up actually.
We are three students and we are realizing a research work on the possible synergies between tourism and Islam. This survey (very short) will help us validate our work hypothesis. We are trying to define the needs of muslim travelers coming to France.
If you are muslim, please take two minutes to answer our survey, it would be really nice!
France's lower house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban wearing the Islamic full veil in public.
There were 335 votes for the bill and only one against in the 557-seat National Assembly.
It must now be ratified by the Senate in September to become law.
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France's top administrative body has advised the government that any total ban on face-covering Islamic veils could be unconstitutional.
The State Council also said a ban could be justified in some public places.
Prime Minster Francois Fillon had asked the council for a legal opinion before drawing up a law on the subject.
However, an MP from President Nicolas Sarkozy's party was quoted as saying that those drafting the legislation might ignore Tuesday's ruling.
In the ruling, the council said any law could be in violation of the French constitution as well as the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
Feminists and politicians protest after anti-capitalist Olivier Besancenot fields Muslim woman who covers her hair
Olivier Besancenot, the postman-turned-revolutionary at the helm of France's anti-capitalist movement, has been fiercely criticised from all sides of the political spectrum for fielding a headscarf-wearing candidate in forthcoming elections.
Ilham Moussaid, a 21-year-old Muslim woman who describes herself as "feminist, secular and veiled", is running for the far-left New Anti-Capitalist party (NPA) in the south-eastern region of Avignon.
The French decades-long hospitality to confessed child rapist Roman Polanski, especially when held up next to Sarkozyâ€™s nasal exegesis of the burqa, drips with pretense and hypocrisy. Likewise for the Hollywood elite who have come out in support of him.
By Ibrahim Abusharif, October 7, 2009