French NGO BarakaCity asks Turkey for political asylum following forced closure

The president of the French Muslim charity BarakaCity has asked President Erdogan for asylum in Turkey following its closure by the French authorities earlier...

Statement on draconian measures taken against France’s Muslims

Over 60 scholars, imams, NGOs and Muslim community leaders have signed a statement in defence of our noble Prophet (pbuh) and in solidarity with...

France urges Arab nations to drop boycott calls

France has urged Arab countries to stop calls for boycotts of French products, while President Emmanuel Macron vowed the country would never give in...

French authorities close mosque, launch raids on Muslim organisations

Following the beheading of a schoolteacher on Friday, the French authorities have launched a huge operation against the so-called "Islamist movement" in an operation...

Teacher who showed pupils Prophet caricatures beheaded in Paris

A man armed with a knife has beheaded a history teacher in front of his school in a suburb of Paris. The teacher had recently showed...

French police arrest Muslim activist after he launched anti Islamophobia campaign

French riot police have arrested Idriss Sihamedi, the president of the Muslim charity BarakaCity, after raiding his home. According to BarakaCity, Sihamedi was violently beaten...

France in shock as freed hostage reveals she converted to Islam

The former French hostage Sophie Pétronin has shocked France by revealing that she converted to Islam during her four year captivity in Mali.  The 75 year...

What’s the difference between Macron’s dog-whistle Islamophobia and the far-right?

President Emmanuel Macron's latest dog-whistle Islamophobia is a testimony to the fact that 'liberal' and 'far-right' rhetoric surrounding Islam and Muslims is not that...

French MPs walk out of parliament in protest at hijabi student leader

French MPs have walked out of Parliament in protest at a student union leader who appeared at a parliamentary inquiry wearing a hijab. When Maryam Pougetoux,...

France: Survey shows huge gap between Muslims and general public over Charlie Hebdo attacks

A new survey has demonstrated the huge gap between the opinions of French Muslims and the wider community over the deadly Charlie Hebdo attacks. The...
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