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”.
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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:
Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, who was at the top of a recent poll, reached out to the Muslim community for solutions, stressing that secular tradition should not be used to target Muslims.
A few days before the first round of elections, many French Muslims are still undecided on whom to pick as the republic’s next president for five years, with many divided between indecision and abstention.
The annual gathering of Muslim in the French city Le Bourget has attracted thousands of visitors, in a tense time for Muslims in the west and ahead upcoming French presidential election.
Muslims joined a special mass where an elderly priest was killed last July, rejecting violence in the name of religion and stressing their support for mutual interfaith relations between followers of both faiths.
A hijabi Muslim woman was killed while sitting in her car in Pantin, Seine-Saint-Denis, on Friday night, after a shooter fired five bullets, killing her immediately.
Losing three family members in Nice attack, a young French Muslim woman made a plea on Monday, September 19, not to confuse Islam with terrorism.