Civil LibertiesCivil RightsCultureDemocracyDiscriminationEqualityEuropeFeaturesGlobal IssuesHuman RightsMigrationMulticulturalismPoliticsReligionSocietyWorld

France’s Macron vows to fight ‘Islamist separatism’

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced plans for tougher laws to tackle what he called "Islamist separatism" and defend secular values.

In a keenly awaited speech, Mr Macron said a minority of France’s estimated six million Muslims were in danger of forming a “counter-society”.

  • BBC

His proposals include stricter oversight of schooling and control over foreign funding of mosques.

He had been under pressure to address radical Islam amid security fears.

But his comments were condemned by some Muslim activists who…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button