The dean of the Grand Mosque of Paris presented a Quran to the French teenager, Mila, who sparked a great debate on the Internet after criticizing Islam and the Qur'an. The dean stressed that using dialogue and discussion is the way to correct concepts about Islam.
French newspaper "Mediapart", revealed disturbing details about a terrorist plot that a right-wing extremist group planned against Muslims in France in 2018, but surprisingly, all the suspects in this crime were released from prisons after less than 3 years! https://youtu.be/aw_riUuY5KQ
A Reuters report revealed that Muslims are the most vulnerable to Covid-19 infection in France, as their lower-than-average socio-economic status brings them into closer contact with the public and forces them to live in cramped multi-generational households.
Several mosques in France criticized the new regulations set by the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food to ban the slaughter of poultry in line with Islamic principles, as it "sends a negative message to the Muslim community in the country ahead of Ramadan."
A French Muslim expects the court’s judgment in a lawsuit he filed in France after being fired from his job at CDG Airport for praying at work, which the officials viewed as a “serious radicalization”. His lawyer said that anti-Muslim campaigns led to the decision.
France begins shutting down the far-right Generation Identity movement, which is hostile to immigrants and Muslims, and raises Nazi flags, in response to political parties' demands that accused the movement of inciting hatred since its establishment in 2012.
Leaders of the French Council of the Muslim Faith expressed their deep concern about the significant increase in the number of anti-Muslim acts and Islamophobia in France during 2020, as they ask religious officials to denounce racism and Islamophobia.
The leader of the extreme right in France, Marine Le Pen, called for banning wearing hijab in public places, and proposed an anti "Islamic Notions" law. Social media users heavily criticized that and considered it as discrimination against Muslims.