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Anti-Muslim acts rising in France, rights group says
Reuters ^ | July 3, 2013

Posted on 07/03/2013 6:59:20 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee

Anti-Muslim attacks and insults have risen steadily in France in recent years as some politicians and media increasingly present Islam as a problem for French society, a Muslim rights group said on Wednesday.

Hostility rises when Islam is in the news, for example last year when an Islamist killed seven people or when a politician accused Muslim children of stealing classmates' snacks, the Committee against Islamophobia in France (CCIF) said.

The CCIF welcomed a European Parliament decision on Tuesday to lift the legal immunity of far-right leader Marine Le Pen so she can be tried on racism charges for comparing Muslims praying in the streets here to the wartime Nazi occupation of France.

The group said in its annual report that anti-Muslim acts rose to 469 last year, after 298 in 2011 and 188 in 2010. The rise reflected trends cited by other recent reports that also noted increasing levels of anti-Semitism and racism in France.

CCIF President Samy Debah said Le Pen and other politicians were making anti-Muslim rhetoric commonplace. France's estimated five million Muslims form the largest Islamic minority in Europe but are poorly represented in politics and business.

"There is a link between the political discourse and the rise of these violent acts and discrimination against the Muslim community," Debah told a news conference. . .

(Excerpt) Read more at ynetnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: europeanunion; france; waronterror

1 posted on 07/03/2013 6:59:20 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

You go girls.


2 posted on 07/03/2013 7:01:03 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Brad from Tennessee

It’s about F’ing time.
What the hell has taken so long??


3 posted on 07/03/2013 7:02:00 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Hitler would have LOVED obozo!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

so she can be tried on racism charges
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Bunch of S.O.B. tyrants!


4 posted on 07/03/2013 7:02:36 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Dick Bachert

Growing as set takes time?


5 posted on 07/03/2013 7:04:51 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The libs are probably up in arms about this, but I think it is a good sign. If these were anti- Christian acts, it wouldn’t be news.


6 posted on 07/03/2013 7:05:18 PM PDT by 21st Century Crusader (August 26, 1191)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Anti-Muslim attacks and insults have risen steadily in France in recent years as some politicians and media increasingly present Islam as a problem for French society, a Muslim rights group said on Wednesday.

Islam is a problem for ANY society in which it exists.


7 posted on 07/03/2013 7:05:20 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
the Committee against Islamophobia in France (CCIF)

Maybe they should change their name to the Committee against Islamo-ass beatings.

8 posted on 07/03/2013 7:05:39 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

bout time


9 posted on 07/03/2013 7:06:15 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Brad from Tennessee
This hostility against the religion of peace is deeply troubling. They ought to show France what they think and leave.
10 posted on 07/03/2013 7:07:32 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Smash the left and their favored constituents!


11 posted on 07/03/2013 7:07:35 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Doogle

meanwhile criticizing muslims will get you jailtime


12 posted on 07/03/2013 7:08:17 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The Will of Allah™


13 posted on 07/03/2013 7:08:33 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (Obama lies, smokes, blasphemes, eats pork, reads your mail, eavesdrops and drinks during Ramadan)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Hostility rises when Islam is in the news, for example last year when an Islamist killed seven people

huh....imagine that.
14 posted on 07/03/2013 7:08:51 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Title should be, “French respond to Islamic violence violently. Islamofacists cry foul.”


15 posted on 07/03/2013 7:08:58 PM PDT by Dogbert41 (Thy Kingdom come!)
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To: Dick Bachert

They were debating the terms of surrender.


16 posted on 07/03/2013 7:09:06 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Creativity with words that end with “phobia” is one of the greatest victories of the enemy. We need to stop backing down when “phobia” is used against us.


17 posted on 07/03/2013 7:09:48 PM PDT by diamond6 (Behold this Heart which has so loved men!" Jesus to St. Margaret Mary)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
It's about the ‘surrender all the time’ Frenchies grow a set of balls and stand up for themselves.
18 posted on 07/03/2013 7:11:08 PM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (If you have nothing to hide, you probably lie about other things too.)
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To: diamond6

I don’t do phobias.

Being a Caucasian, I profile!


19 posted on 07/03/2013 7:12:31 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: VRWCarea51

When someone calls you a homophobe, call them a heterophob. Throw it back in their faces!


20 posted on 07/03/2013 7:15:01 PM PDT by diamond6 (Behold this Heart which has so loved men!" Jesus to St. Margaret Mary)
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To: VRWCarea51

(to paraphrase George Wallace, the comedian)...”They need their asses kicked!” Go Frenchies...do Martel proud.


21 posted on 07/03/2013 7:15:54 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Dick Bachert
What's taken so long?

Why did we have to rescue them twice?

22 posted on 07/03/2013 7:18:47 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a gamer not because I choose to have no life, but because I choose to have many.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Apparently Syrian rebel Islamists think it is AOK to behead a Catholic priest in Syria. I guess then it should be okay to behead a muzzie imam in France.
23 posted on 07/03/2013 7:19:48 PM PDT by immadashell
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To: Brad from Tennessee

“There is a link between the political discourse and the rise of these violent acts and discrimination against the Muslim community,”

Well no shiit sherlock.
Quit beheading and raping people and maybe folks
might decide you’re not a threat.
Or is that too difficult for you to grasp.

Muslims are like uranium, bring enough of
it together and you got a problem.


24 posted on 07/03/2013 7:27:07 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

About time.


25 posted on 07/03/2013 7:29:53 PM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great -- until it happens to YOU...)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I don’t think there is much of a chance of the Muslim community in France forming a long-term threat to this country’s existence.

I am not fond of Middle Easterners coming in and attacking Westerners,assaulting women or engaging in their own ethnic violence.

Bear in mind,defiling graves or treating schoolchildren poorly because of their origins,does not or should ever constitute self-defence. You don’t defeat Animal behavior by imitating it,you rise above it and come up with creative solutions.

Laws relaxing the ownership and use of firearms would be nice,along with armed security guards around points of interest.That and letting Free speech flow would save that particular society.

The Muslim leaders are stupid for backing racism charges, Marie Le Pen will be slapped on the wrist and that will be it.Attacks on North Africans will be most likely treated the same way, serious criminal offenses will not be treated with any severity.

They like window dressing without understanding that the law isn’t going to do much to protect them,against people who really do wish to harm them.When extremists mobilize,minorities usually find the hard way that all the “protections” they could count on....aren’t worth the paper they are printed on.


26 posted on 07/03/2013 7:37:38 PM PDT by Del Rapier
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To: Brad from Tennessee
The French starting to grow a spine?

They have always shown flashes of it, hope they clean house and show the rest of Europe how it is done.

27 posted on 07/03/2013 7:46:08 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Del Rapier

They are probably out of cars.


28 posted on 07/03/2013 7:46:37 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Dick Bachert

I was in Paris over the Christmas/New Years ti mm e in 1976/77...my French brother in law said THEN that the Muslims would be a problem...36 years ago!


29 posted on 07/03/2013 7:52:32 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Dick Bachert

I was in Paris over the Christmas/New Years ti mm e in 1976/77...my French brother in law said THEN that the Muslims would be a problem...36 years ago!


30 posted on 07/03/2013 7:52:32 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Dick Bachert

They’re French.


31 posted on 07/03/2013 8:12:07 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: DManA

I must be going crazy... I’m starting to love France... and Russia... :(


32 posted on 07/03/2013 8:12:46 PM PDT by oldoverholt
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To: Brad from Tennessee; Dick Bachert

The headline makes it seem as if this a bad thing...


33 posted on 07/03/2013 8:33:16 PM PDT by Yehuda
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Good news!


34 posted on 07/03/2013 8:34:52 PM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Europeans need to acquaint themselves with the old saying “those who don’t know their history are doomed to repeat it.”


35 posted on 07/03/2013 8:44:14 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
"Hostility rises when Islam is in the news, for example last year when an Islamist killed seven people "

Yeah, go figure. Hostility towards a group of people rises when that group of people makes a habit of slaughtering everyone around them. Wow, color me stupified!

its long overdue, IMO.

36 posted on 07/03/2013 8:59:07 PM PDT by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwell)
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To: Dick Bachert

The primary cause of this taking so long is that it had to become so overwhelmingly manifest as to surpass the ability of the mainstream press to hide things counter to their narrative.

Kind of like the evidence that George Zimmerman was a mousey little mixed race family man who was getting the holy crap beat out of him when he shot much larger thug Trayvon Martin.


37 posted on 07/03/2013 9:05:17 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The Muzzies are ticked because it’s cutting into valuable Jew-killing time.


38 posted on 07/03/2013 9:38:36 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

To be clear, “anti-Muslim” acts consist of insults and graffiti. Anti-Christian and anti-Jewish acts, on the other hand, consist of beheadings and rape.


39 posted on 07/03/2013 10:31:01 PM PDT by ferrethouse
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To: Brad from Tennessee
"Anti-Muslim attacks and insults have risen steadily in France in recent years as some politicians and media increasingly present Islam as a problem for French society, a Muslim rights group said on Wednesday."

Being the biased media, dealing with the paid prevaricators from government and the Muslim Greivance Community, I'd need to see their definition of "anti-Muslim attacks", before giving any credibility to that assertion at all. Then the cases of "anti-Muslim attacks" would have to be reviewed to check the veracity of the reports.

Second, we have the assertion that the "cause" of "anti-Muslim attacks" are the presentation of Islam as a problem by politicians and media. In other words, there is no problem with Islam, if only the politicians and media weren't stirring things up. More reason to crack down of speech and censor the media.

The people themselves are too stupid to see that mass immigration of Muslims is creating a problem, if only it wasn't invented for them by evil right-wing politicians and the media. (The media?? Really.)

This is from the country that people with an immigration background (nothing to do with Muslims) invented the practice of Car-B-Ques, the torching of hundreds of cars.

40 posted on 07/04/2013 7:23:15 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (The Stupid Party, they've earned it.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Brad from Tennessee.

Anti-Muslim rights group activities need to increase.


41 posted on 07/04/2013 9:26:15 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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Hostility rises when Islam is in the news, for example last year when an Islamist killed seven people or when a politician accused Muslim children of stealing classmates' snacks... CCIF President Samy Debah... "There is a link between the political discourse and the rise of these violent acts and discrimination against the Muslim community," Debah told a news conference.


42 posted on 07/04/2013 9:28:21 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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