Nothing is Overseas28:00What’s at stake for Muslims within the French election
France is electing a brand new president this weekend — and as soon as once more the tradition battle over Islam is entrance and centre.
Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate, has proposed a ban on Muslim girls sporting headscarves in public, and he or she’s in hanging distance of upsetting Emmanuel Macron, France’s present centrist president.
With the talk over French identification and rampant Islamaphobia flaring up once more, our visitor, Rim-Sarah Alouane, a French authorized scholar, says it is “draining” to really feel as a French Muslim that “you’re by no means sufficient.”
So what does this second imply for Western Europe’s largest Muslim inhabitants? And simply how shut is France to the brink of a far-right future?
- Rim-Sarah Alouane, a French authorized scholar and civil liberties professional.
Nothing is Overseas is a brand new podcast from CBC Information and CBC Podcasts. A weekly journey to the place the story is unfolding. Hosted by Tamara Khandaker.
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