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August 26th, 2004
Young, Muslim, and French

Khalil Merroun, the rector of the Islamic Cultural Center of Courcouronnes in Evry, France.

France by Wikipedia
Get an overview of French history, politics, demographics, culture, and more from this free online encyclopedia.

L&aumlic (Secular)
This site provides French citizens with information about secularism and the headscarf debate. In French only.

French Law on Secularity and Conspicuous Religious Symbols

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

Islam in France
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
Explore the issues affecting Muslims in the West and around the world.

Headscarf Dispute from BBC News
Learn more about headscarf issues in France, Turkey, and elsewhere.

Council on American-Islamic Relations
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
Get the latest news and breaking stories about France from

The Way to Truth: Understanding the Islamic religion
A web site dedicated to explaining Islam, the Qur’an and clarifying Islamic positions on contemporary issues.
A resource devoted to Islam featuring articles, audio lectures and Qur’anic recitations.

Understanding Islam
A web site committed to answering questions and criticisms about Islam and the Qur´┐Żan.

Renaissance, a monthly Islamic journal
Renaissance, a monthly online journal, presents the teachings of Islam and applies its principles to current issues.

IslamiCity, a global Muslim e-Community, contains information on Islam and Muslims with articles, audio and video components.

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