Winds of Jihad 8 November 2012
Marie Dhumieres is a freelance journalist covering the Middle-East and the Balkans, and occasionally writing about her native France. She is literally "in the bag for Islam, which causes mental mush and tortured reasoning.When did Islamophobic attacks become the norm for the French media?
The right wing media have hijacked Frances proud secularist tradition and turned it into an attack on muslims.
When last weeks cover of normally stern French magazine Le Point appeared online, the consensus on social networks said it was a hoax. Le Point is no tabloid. It is a serious and well respected conservative magazine.
Running the headline: "Brazen Islam in school cafeterias, hospitals, and swimming pools the cover featured a niqab-clad woman arguing with a French policewoman. It had to be a joke, but sadly it wasnt.
Le Points cover was widely condemned on social networks, and parodies of it quickly appeared. "Brazen Judaism and its garlic humus, "Brazen gays and their trimmed eyebrows, "The brazenly disabled and their parking spaces, illustrated how French Muslims probably felt when they passed the newsagent last week. Read it all>>
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Sorry Marie, but you seem to have missed the point in Le Points message. Islam challenges "Frances proud secularist tradition all the time with their intolerant polemic about school cafeterias, hospitals, swimming pools, niqab, refusal to integrate, halal meat, hatred of Jews, anti-white discrimination etc. Both the Left and Right share the same Republican values in France and you wont get a sheet of paper between their views.