Paris’ main mosque welcomed in a statement issued Sunday night, May 7, the election of centrist Emmanuel Macron as France’s next president, as a sign of hope for the French Muslims.
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Making a historic choice, French voters elected Emmanuel Macron, who embraced the EU, immigration, and free trade, as their new presidents, giving far-right leader Marine Le Pen a decisive defeat.
France is home to a Muslim community of more than six million, making about 9% of the country’s population, the largest in Europe.
Hanane Charrihi, a hijabi French Muslim, still remember attacks her family suffered during the funeral of their mother who was the first victim of Nice attack last summer, when a lorry driver ploughed into crowds watching Bastille Day fireworks.
Often when repeating words and phrases, a person is either trying to learn, or convincing themselves of the spoken words.
French football star and Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane called Friday, April 28, on his countrymen to do their “utmost to avoid” voting far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen into office.
Anticipating the second round of presidential elections, leading Muslims groups have thrown their weight behind centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, calling on French Muslims to vote massively to block ideas of “xenophobia and hatred”.
A senior French Muslim leader has called on the country’s nearly 5 million Muslims to “vote massively” to elect Emmanuel Macron president in the second round of election next May 7.
As the clock ticks towards French general election next April 23, eleven candidates are making their final miles to win the trust of French voters.
Out of 11 French candidates in the 2017 Presidential Elections of France, beneath is a catalogue for the views of the 5 leading runners on some debatable topics: