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August 26th, 2004
Young, Muslim, and French
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Khalil Merroun, the rector of the Islamic Cultural Center of Courcouronnes in Evry, France.

France by Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France
Get an overview of French history, politics, demographics, culture, and more from this free online encyclopedia.

L&aumlic (Secular)
http://www.laic.info
This site provides French citizens with information about secularism and the headscarf debate. In French only.

French Law on Secularity and Conspicuous Religious Symbols
http://www.wordiq.com/definition/French_law_on_secularity
_and_conspicuous_religious_symbols_in_schools

Learn about the law banning conspicuous religious symbols, its background, and the public’s reaction to it.

Islam in France
http://www.fact-index.com/i/is/islam_in_france.html
A brief introduction to the issues faced by French Muslims — from the headscarf debate to government efforts toward integration.

Islam and the West from BBC News
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/talking_point/special/islam/default.stm
Explore the issues affecting Muslims in the West and around the world.

Headscarf Dispute from BBC News
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3328277.stm
Learn more about headscarf issues in France, Turkey, and elsewhere.

Council on American-Islamic Relations
http://www.cair-net.org/
CAIR is a non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of Muslims in America. Their website emphasizes their goal of promoting an accurate image of Islam and Muslims.

The Washington Post: France
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/world/europe/westerneurope/france/
Get the latest news and breaking stories about France from washingtonpost.com.

The Way to Truth: Understanding the Islamic religion
http://www.thewaytotruth.org/
A web site dedicated to explaining Islam, the Qur’an and clarifying Islamic positions on contemporary issues.

Islaam.com
http://www.islaam.com/
A resource devoted to Islam featuring articles, audio lectures and Qur’anic recitations.

Understanding Islam
http://www.understanding-islam.com/
A web site committed to answering questions and criticisms about Islam and the Qur�an.

Renaissance, a monthly Islamic journal
http://www.renaissance.com.pk/
Renaissance, a monthly online journal, presents the teachings of Islam and applies its principles to current issues.

IslamiCity
http://www.islamicity.com/
IslamiCity, a global Muslim e-Community, contains information on Islam and Muslims with articles, audio and video components.

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