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French row over mosque isn’t simply about state financing – it runs deep into Islamophobia and French secularism

The storm over the construction of the grand mosque in Strasbourg has been long brewing. Frederick Florin/AFP via Getty Images Carol Ferrara, Emerson College Among the anti-Muslim slogans discovered sprayed across an Islamic community center in western France on the morning of April 11, 2021, was a reference to a mosque that hasn’t even finished being built yet. “EELV = …

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