EMN Conversation Series: Muslims in France – In the grip of radical attacks and extreme government interventions, where do we go from here?

In the next ‘Conversation Series’ the European Muslim Network will have the opportunity to talk with Jasser Louati on the recent events in France and the wider context. Some of the topics that we will discuss are:
– The history of Muslim presence in France and their socio-economic situation
– Current state of the French Muslim community with an emphasis on the question of its unity/disunity
– French government interference in the Muslim community under the pretext of what is called “Islamist separatism”
– Potential solutions for the future of the Muslim community within the laicistic framework in France
Event details:
“Muslims in France – In the grip of radical attacks and extreme government interventions, where do we go from here?”
Time: Sunday 1 November 18:00 PM CET
Speaker: Jasser Louati
Yasser Louati is a French human rights and civil liberties advocate whose work focuses on racism and national security. He has been a community organizer since the mid-1990s and a leading voice against Islamophobia in France and around the world. He authored the 2016 and 2017 National Reports on Islamophobia and is featured on most international news outlets to analyze Human Rights and socio-judicial topics. He is currently the head of the CJL (Justice & Liberties For All Committee) which publishes research papers and investigative reports, offers popular education and community organizing in France and across Europe.
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