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The old neighbourhood of Mombasa, Kenya
14/04/2015 - Kenya

Kenya NGOs listed in probe say the government is 'soiling the names of institutions'

Some 86 entities in Kenya, including individuals, non-governmental human rights organisations, money changers with Somali names and those who work with the Somali community, have had their bank ...
An Islamic State militant carries the armed group's flag on the streets of Raqqa, Syria, 29 June 2014
07/04/2015 - South Africa - ISIS

Should South Africa act against ISIS radicalisation, or is Cape Town teenager an isolated incident?

South African authorities must act to stop the further radicalisation of young people, a leading analyst told RFI on Tuesday after a 15-year-old girl was intercepted and stopped from joining the ...

French press review 7 April 2015

French Muslim leaders terrify the far-right with a proposal to build 2,000 mosques by 2017.
French President François Hollande at the 71st anniversary commemoration of the roundup of 44 Jewish orphans by the Gestapo in Izieu, 6 April 2015.
06/04/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande warns of religious fundamentalism at WWII Jewish deportation ceremony

French President François Hollande sent a warning about rising religious extremism and the consequences of indifference in the southern city Izieu on Monday, during the 71st anniversary ...
Front National vice-president Florian Philippot
06/04/2015 - FRANCE

'There are enough mosques' in France, says Front National vice-president

France does not need more mosques because “100 per cent of places of radicalisation are mosques", Florian Philippot, the vice-president of the far-right Front National party, has told ...
Amar Lasfar, president of the UOIF
03/04/2015 - FRANCE

French Muslim leaders call for more mosques

The head of the French Council of the Muslim Faith has called for double the number of mosques in the country in the next two years.

A canteen meal
17/03/2015 - France

French mayor's ban on pork-free option sparks school meal row

A row erupted in France on Tuesday after the mayor of a town in Burgundy sent a letter to parents explaining that, from September, school canteens will no longer offer an alternative when pork is on ...
Children playing in a French nursery.
11/03/2015 - France

French lawmakers postpone religious neutrality debate until after elections

France's parliament announced on Wednesday it would postpone a debate planned for this week over proposals to impose religious neutrality in private nurseries until after regional elections at the ...
French teacher on talking to students about Charlie Hebdo attacks
13/02/2015 - On-the-spot France

French teacher on talking to students about Charlie Hebdo attacks

After the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January some French schoolchildren refused to observe the nationwide minute of silence to commemorate the victims.
News photographers and journalists protest against the detention of photojournalist Abou Zeid and other jailed journalists including Al Jazeera's Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy, Cairo, 8 February 2015.

Egypt: Ramses Square mass trial postponed for the fourth time

The family of an Irish teenager detained for 18 months in an Egyptian prison say they hope new developments in the Al Jazeera trial will help free him.