Macron says Islam ‘in crisis’, prompting backlash from Muslims

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    French President Emmanuel Macron has called “radical Islam” the biggest threat to French society. He also claimed, “Islam was in crisis around the world”. Macron has outlined proposals for a new anti-separatism law aimed at improving integration and combatting religious divisions in the country. Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports. –

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    Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron is a French politician who has been President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra since 14 May 2017. In the legislative elections a month later, Macron’s party, renamed “La République En Marche!” (LREM), secured a majority in the National Assembly. At the age of 39, Macron became the youngest president in French history.

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