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Elaine Ganley

Elaine Ganley is an author at Religion News Service.

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France fights hold of Islamist radicals with dragnets, laws

By Elaine Ganley — February 15, 2021
(RNS) — The proposed legislation is intended to re-anchor secularism in a France where Muslims are increasingly visible and Islam is gaining a stronger voice.

Lawmakers debate bill to rout out radical Islam in France

By Elaine Ganley — February 1, 2021
PARIS (AP) — Critics say the bill covers ground already addressed in current laws, while far-right leader Marine Le Pen says the bill doesn't go far enough.

Muslim headscarf debate divides France, in climate of hate

By Elaine Ganley — October 30, 2019
The veil has become a symbol in what one imam calls a campaign of intolerance from "the entrepreneurs of hate and violence" who want to "pit French against French."
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