The rising influence of the Far-Right Front National in France. Expect things to get worse.
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The Collectif contre l’Islamophobie en France draws our attention to reports that Christophe Lavigne, a sergeant in the French airforce with far-right links, will not now be prosecuted.
Collective against Islamophobia in France reported on its website that the perpetrator, a 29 year old man was sentenced there ten days to six months suspended sentence and a fine of € 500.
Marine Le Pen, whose party is riding a wave of anti-immigration and anti-Muslim voter sentiment around Europe, says it will cut public funds to religious groups in towns where it wins municipal elections this month.
A motorist saw fit to leave his car and assault a Muslim mother wearing the veil.
A privately-owned French company claims to have become the first in the country to ban the wearing of Muslim headscarves and other prominent religious symbols at work. But critics say the move, which had the backing of employees, is against the law.
It seems like the pig-parts tossing Islamophobia brigade is back on the beat in France, thinking Muslims will melt from the mere the sight of pig carcasses.
On Sunday night a number of Muslim-owned buildings in the town of Vendôme, in the Loir-et-Cher department in central France, suffered racist vandalism.
Despite the advise of the “Council of State,” France will continue to ban mothers who escort schoolchildren on outings from wearing the hijab.
After death threats a 400 strong anti-mosque demonstration descended into the usual nastiness.
The leader of France’s nationalist Front National is meeting Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch anti-Islam party PVV, on Tuesday.
Le Pen said images of four French men freed after being held hostage by AlQaeda had left her feeling “uncomfortable” and called on the men to explain their “strange clothing” and long beards.