Macron Vows Crackdown On Political Islam In France

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News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com, Tyler Durden
The changes would limit the role that foreign governments have in France in training imams, financing mosques and educating children.

Macron also vowed to fight what he called "Islamist separatism" and to lead what he described as a "Republican reconquest" aimed at reasserting state control over Muslim ghettoes — so-called no-go zones (zones urbaines sensibles, sensitive urban zones) — in France.

In a much-anticipated policy speech, Macron, during a visit to the eastern French city of Mulhouse on February 18, said that his government would seek to combat "foreign interference" in how Islam is practiced, and the way that Muslim religious institutions are organized in France.

"The problem is when, in the name of a religion, some people want to separate themselves from the Republic and therefore not respect its laws," he said.

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