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RT published this video item, entitled “Macron’s stance on Islam prompts sharp reaction in Muslim nations” – below is their description.
Muslim-majority countries are in revolt at French President Macron’s blunt comments about Islam, following the beheading of a Paris teacher who had shown his class caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. RT discusses the conflict with Patricia Chagnon of France’s anti-immigration National Rally Party; Chris Phillips, former head of the UK National Counter Terrorism Security Office; and Mohammed Shafiq, a media commentator on British Muslim issues.RT YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Islam
Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that Muhammad is the final and ultimate messenger of God. It is the world’s second-largest religion with 1.8 billion followers or 24.1% of the world’s population, known as Muslims. Muslims make up a majority of the population in 49 countries.