Tag: Islamism

Blog 121: Controversy about Islamoleftism in France

David Rand 2021-03-01 A storm is currently raging in France: a furious controversy concerning the term “Islamoleftism” (« islamogauchisme » in French). Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education declared on February 14th 2021 (on the television network CNews) that Islamoleftism is a

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In France, A Teacher Denounces the Islamist Threat

Menacé de mort après avoir défendu Samuel Paty, un professeur témoigne (“Threatened with Death for Having Defended Samuel Paty, A Teacher Testifies”), Idèr Nabili, LCI, 2021-02-07. A philosophy teacher Didier Lemaire in the French town of Trappes, outside Paris, is

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Blog 120: American—and Canadian—Indecency

David Rand 2020-10-31 The beheading of schoolteacher Samuel Paty, the 16th of October 2020 in the Parisian suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, sowed confusion and anger—and generated a wave of determined resistance—in France. The target of this barbaric act was simply performing

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Solidarity with Victims of Islamist Fanaticism

2020-10-17 “Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” Voltaire We express our solidarity with the victims of Islamist fanaticism, in particular Samuel Paty, the teacher from Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France, who was brutally beheaded on the 16th

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