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French Muslims hold breath as France takes stock
Christian Science Monitor ^ | 23 Mar 2012 | Robert Marquand

Posted on 03/23/2012 12:35:40 AM PDT by Cronos

France's presidential campaign had already tilted anti-foreign, anti-Islam. Muslims worry about what will follow revelation that a Muslim was responsible for Jewish school shootings.

When French media flashed yesterday morning that a young Algerian Muslim holed up in his apartment had confessed to killing seven people, including three Jewish children earlier this week, French Muslims let out a collective cry: Oh no, this is not good.

Well before Mohammed Merah claimed responsibility for the string of killings in southern France that also left three French soldiers dead, Muslims in France were feeling under siege. The country is in the midst of a hard-fought presidential election campaign that careened in an anti-foreign, anti-Islam direction weeks before, highlighted by a concocted panic about “halal” meat – which meets Islamic requirements – that was used as code for French Muslims being vaguely un-French and problematic.

...“I called my wife and told her to prepare our luggage!” says Karim, an Algerian French resident who works at a Paris nongovernmental organization. He was only half-joking, he says. “This just opens the door to all xenophobic and racist themes. The Muslim community was already stigmatized, and now it may be more stigmatized.”

Muslims in France feel they are battling more openly stated negative images of their community. They say that in this year's election campaign, the center-right and far right have competed to use the "Islam card" to woo mainstream voters. Many Muslims feel the French media and elites completely misunderstand them, ..

...Ms. Le Pen, one of the toughest critics of immigration and Islam, who polls at 15 to 20 percent as a presidential candidate, fired a volley yesterday, castigating French officials for laxity

(Excerpt) Read more at csmonitor.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: france; islam
I am so sorry for the Mozzies -- it's not like they brought it upon themselves.. oh, wait...
1 posted on 03/23/2012 12:35:46 AM PDT by Cronos
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To: Cronos

Look forward to a thousand more stories like this. All the car burnings, all the riots, now the poor children murdered by this Muslim... that will all be swept away.

Instead it will be all about the poor peaceful devotees of Islam who are just like you (except they like to wear tents, rape “loose” women and butcher sheep in their bathtubs) who are facing an inevitable backlash from the evil xenophobic Europeans who are really all secret Nazis (or should be), and... or... well...

Hey LOOK!!!

An innocent teenager was shot in America!!! Let’s forget all our problems and indulge in our favorite continental sport of bashing Americans with guns!


2 posted on 03/23/2012 12:42:17 AM PDT by Ronin (Sarah.... We really need you now!)
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To: Cronos

3 posted on 03/23/2012 12:43:19 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Cronos
Poor little Muslims. Don't people realize the Muslims are the real victims here.

/s

4 posted on 03/23/2012 12:43:48 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: Cronos

They are starting to feel like Christians living in Muslim countries.


5 posted on 03/23/2012 12:43:59 AM PDT by P-Marlowe
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To: P-Marlowe

Nuh uh! Can’t be. NO Mosques have been burned, have they?


6 posted on 03/23/2012 12:45:20 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Cronos
Can you say “Muslims” I thought when they burned cars and killed people in France we were supposed to say, “Disaffected Youths”.
7 posted on 03/23/2012 12:59:37 AM PDT by NavVet ("You Lie!")
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To: Cronos

They can’t hold their breath long enough to suit me. If they did, they would be dropping like flies.


8 posted on 03/23/2012 1:00:42 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Cronos

Jesus Christ will deal with these people, they are just part of the bigger scene, Muslims are just part of the puzzle to destroy this planet before God can save it-—not ever going to happen though. We should all call on Christ to usher in the real New World Order.


9 posted on 03/23/2012 1:18:38 AM PDT by Joshua Marcus
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To: Ronin

Don’t tell “stormer” that, he/she thinks that because the burqua is banned, all is well in France...


10 posted on 03/23/2012 2:03:07 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Cronos
violininhand

I feel sooooo bad, I dug out my wittle violin and will not play my rendition of Hearts and Flowers!

11 posted on 03/23/2012 2:14:28 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

Not= now, but who gives a rat’s *ss. lol


12 posted on 03/23/2012 2:16:03 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Cronos

If the butt-waving, allah-ackbaring, burka-loving crowd had been actively trying to control their koranimal fostering
ways then maybe a normal human could care a whit about these 7th century throwbacks.

They sleep in the bloody sheets of the beds they make everyday so now it is time to change the bathwater and baby too.

Let go of the pious condoning of murderous muslim mayhem.


13 posted on 03/23/2012 2:20:17 AM PDT by soycd
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To: Cronos

It is stupid for the Christian world to think we can get along with the mooselimbs when at its core is the declaration of Christ not being a Savior , and the destruction and enslavement of all to fake and perverted form of truth..


14 posted on 03/23/2012 2:23:37 AM PDT by aces
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Christ is not pleased with Islam.


15 posted on 03/23/2012 2:31:17 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: soycd

I just returned from Southern France. I provided my passport to the Gate Agent in Frankfurt and that was the last time I had to produce it. I took the train to Italy and visited Monte Carlo and no one asked to see my passport. France is full of people like this and it is only a matter of time before the French People pay heavily for their lack of attention to who comes and goes into their country.


16 posted on 03/23/2012 2:39:38 AM PDT by svxdave (Life is too short to wear a fake Rolex.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

A muzzi terrorist is finally besieged, killed in the process, and Islam is feeling threatened? Maybe they should go back to their “holy” lands and pound sand...


17 posted on 03/23/2012 2:39:57 AM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: Cronos
Those Jews just got themselves shot to make Muslims look bad. </sarc>
18 posted on 03/23/2012 2:44:35 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Cronos

Did I read this right? After the savage killings, the moslems are the victim?


19 posted on 03/23/2012 3:04:41 AM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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To: Cronos

“Muslims worry about what will follow revelation that a Muslim was responsible for Jewish school shootings.”

I hope every one of them is deported back to the hellholes from which they came.


20 posted on 03/23/2012 3:20:20 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Cronos
Europe and the United States should send their Muslims back to their hell hole nations.

Islam is as much as a fascist ideology as it is a "religion." Muslims openly murder. The openly call for violence. The openly display naked treason.

Dispatch a few leaky boats back to Momomambamia. There, they can enjoy 3rd world status in nations where 99.99% of their fellow citizens are also Muslims....because every other belief system is outlawed.

It is high time the West fight back, and stop allowing the naked assault by Islam on its own shores.

21 posted on 03/23/2012 3:35:28 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Cronos; Fred Nerks

French Muslims let out a collective cry: Oh no, this is not good.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

The TRUTH about Islam is NEVER good for them. They work to establish their lies, and unfortunately most modern liberal idiots allow it. That is not a problem most conservatives have.

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Courtesy of Fred Nerks
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http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=3612

Mohammed Merah, the confessed murderer of three children and a rabbi at a Toulouse Jewish school this week, was not a lone wolf, and on Wednesday the testimonies poured in about his involvement with a Salafi (extreme strand of Sunni Islam) group named Forsane al-Izza (FA).

The “Knights of Pride”- as the group’s name means in English - was founded in France about a year ago and was outlawed at the beginning of 2012. Up until it was outlawed, the group’s main function was to keep French security forces out of neighborhoods with a Muslim majority. The group expressed its opposition to French democracy, striving to create a Islamic Caliphate in its place. Forsane al-Izza’s leader and spokesman, Mohamed Achamlane, is of Algerian descent.

Forsane al-Izza worked against a French law which banned the wearing of hijabs (a veil worn by Muslim women in public), even provocatively calling on French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, to wear a hijab herself.

Meanwhile, the group has also posted videos on the Internet showing it was training for a future clash with French authorities. The “Knights” have also organized protest rallies in which they have called supporters “to fight against Sarkozy’s Jewish-Zionist government.”

Arab media has reported that while the group indeed mainly operates in France, it also had branches in Afghanistan and Pakistan, where its members have undergone training in al-Qaida camps.

The group’s website was shut down on Wednesday and the site’s homepage read: “Due to great pressures brought upon us, we have dismantled the Forsane al-Izza movement.”

Prior to the final announcement, their website carried a message saying “There is nothing but Islam. All Muslims must return to the ways of the original Islam, as it was thousands of years ago” – which is the main tenet at the core of Salafism.


22 posted on 03/23/2012 3:35:36 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info.. http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Realman30

yup you did. The Moslems are the victims. The little kids were killed just to make islam look bad... /sarc


23 posted on 03/23/2012 3:39:35 AM PDT by Cronos (Party like it's 12 20, 2012)
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To: Ronin

“butcher sheep in their bathtubs”.
Use to live in the San Fernando Valley in an apartment building with several moosies from Iran.
And yes, they did butcher sheep in their living room and made a bonfire and cooked it right there.
Real swell fellows that would oogle the ladies in the pool.


24 posted on 03/23/2012 4:08:34 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Joshua Marcus

ya well until Jesus does do something, how many more innocence will suffer before men with some balls step in and get rid of the problem??


25 posted on 03/23/2012 4:14:05 AM PDT by sit-rep
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To: Cronos

Every country in the world should be waking up.

The place for Muslims is back where they came from.

They do not wish to belong in ohter countries, they wish to take over those countries.

No country needs people like that.


26 posted on 03/23/2012 4:17:35 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Joe Boucher

“And yes, they did butcher sheep in their living room and made a bonfire and cooked it right there.”

I’ve heard they do this in Jersey City as well.


27 posted on 03/23/2012 4:21:56 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: svxdave

“France is full of people like this and it is only a matter of time before the French People pay heavily for their lack of attention to who comes and goes into their country.”

Until the French want to resume breeding, they’ll have to settle for whoever will populate their country; here in the US we have the same dilemna, and import Latinos and Asians to fill out empty houses/apartments, elementary schools, etc.


28 posted on 03/23/2012 4:23:43 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Cronos

Rabid dogs need killing.


29 posted on 03/23/2012 4:26:21 AM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: Joshua Marcus

Praise the Lord..........
AND pass the ammunition...LOTS OF IT!!!!!!

Make mine 7.62 X 51.


30 posted on 03/23/2012 4:27:01 AM PDT by Flintlock (Photo ID for ALL voting. Let our dead rest in peace!)
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To: Cronos

France needs another Charles Martel aka Charles the Hammer


31 posted on 03/23/2012 4:45:35 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL!!!!!


32 posted on 03/23/2012 4:46:41 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: Cronos

Mark Steyn had a brilliant piece on this kind of thing yesterday...and this is stage 4.


33 posted on 03/23/2012 5:07:13 AM PDT by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: Cronos

Poor babies are feeling “stigmatized.” Cry me a river.

Nice to see you posting, Cronos. I haven’t seen you lately and always enjoy your posts.


34 posted on 03/23/2012 5:27:57 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Cronos
What's not to love?


35 posted on 03/23/2012 5:41:40 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: kearnyirish2

Also their gubmint would pay them to go to school, pay for the schooling and then pay to clean and repair the mess they left behind.


36 posted on 03/23/2012 6:15:47 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Cronos

Like I give a big fat hairy smelly Mohammed Obama about their problems.

“They” always have the option of leaving France (quite a great place, really....despite some Frenchmen) and returning to their dens of the past. And the sooner the better.


37 posted on 03/23/2012 6:35:57 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Cronos

I think the muzzies are wearing out their welcome in France - the French know what time it is and they don’t have a muslim president and even if they did they would know what’s up.


38 posted on 03/23/2012 6:41:43 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: SkyPilot

Asses up for islam.


39 posted on 03/23/2012 6:41:52 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Venturer

Mostly, they come from within. I have no animosity towards Arab Christians etc. - the problem is the religion.


40 posted on 03/23/2012 6:59:42 AM PDT by Cronos (Party like it's 12 20, 2012)
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To: Cronos

Sounds like people in the west got a choice—fight for their beliefs—set aside PC Commie nonsense and treat islamic people as what they are—a bloody fascist cult—not even a true religion. They deserve NO rights—only a boat trip out of europe—or a one way trip to the camps.


41 posted on 03/23/2012 8:03:45 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: miss marmelstein

thank you for the compliment. I try to post something that will show a different perspective or something new for my fellow freepers to peruse


42 posted on 03/23/2012 8:24:47 AM PDT by Cronos (Party like it's 12 20, 2012)
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