France’s far-right National Rally has used the war between Israel and Hamas as a way to bolster its support for French Jews.
Religions in France
The French Council of Muslim Faith (CFCM), a national body of Muslim associations, said the abaya on its own is not “a religious sign”.
A Muslim student, who had been turned away from school for wearing a kimono, a Japanese garment, in France, has filed a complaint with the UN over being “discriminated against” due to her religious…
Some educational institutions in France filed an appeal against the France top Court’s recent rulings upholding the ban on abaya.
Macron, president of France, has launched a €200 million fund to save thousands of churches from falling into ruin, mostly in rural areas with populations of less than 10,000.
France’s Education Minister said that they do not distinguish between the students based on their religion.
France’s highest administrative court has ruled that the ban on school pupils wearing the abaya, a long robe, is legal.
A schoolgirl in the French city of Lyon has reportedly been sent home for wearing a kimono, a traditional Japanese garment.
A rights watchdog in France has challenged the government’s abaya dress ban in schools at the Council of State.
A young French Muslim risked his life by entering a burning building and rescuing 17 people, including a baby.