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All Posts Tagged With: "France"

Muslim Graves Desecrated for Third Time

The tombs of Muslim soldiers who served in the French army during World War I were desecrated on Sunday night in a cemetery in the north of France.

Dec 9th, 2008 | Comments

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 2008 | Comments

Court Rules Virginity not an Essential Quality

An appeals court in France reinstated a marriage between two Muslims who split up on their wedding night because the bride had lied about her virginity.

Nov 18th, 2008 | Comments

Faking Virginity: France and Islam Spar Yet Again

France is home to Europe’s largest Muslim population, and striking a balance between Islamic traditions and secular French values isn’t always simple.

Sep 25th, 2008 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Photo Essay: Muslim in Secular France

Explore the everyday lives of French Muslims in this photo essay.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Timeline: French Secularism

Timeline of French secularism, from the French Revolution to the headscarf debate.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Resources

Learn more from these additional web and print resources.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Introduction

(August 26, 2004) WIDE ANGLE explores the ban on Muslim headscarves in French schools in the town of Dammarie-les-Lys, a racially diverse, working-class community on the outskirts of Paris, where young Muslim women face a choice to obey the ban - or flout it.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

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Young, Muslim, and French: Video: Full Episode

This film covers a racially diverse, working-class community on the outskirts of Paris, where Muslim women face a choice to obey a headscarf ban — or flout it.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Islam and French Secularism: The Roots of the Conflict

Since 1989, the appearance of the hijab (Muslim headscarf) in French public schools has opened the most impassioned debate over the role of laïcité (secularism) in French society since the separation of church and state in 1905.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Interview with Fawaz Gerges

Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses secularism in France with host Mishal Husain.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Land of Wandering Souls: Data: History and Cambodia

Cambodia's political history since independence in 1953.

Aug 1st, 2002 | Comments
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