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In run-up to local elections, ‘French Values’ must not exclude Muslims

Gulf News 18 May 2021
Once more, the French political establishment is placing itself at odds with its minority community. French President Emmanuel Macron’s party — La République en Marche (LREM), perceived as ‘centrist’ in French politics — has conditioned its endorsement of a Muslim candidate in the upcoming June regional elections on the removal of her headscarf.
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France’s Strange War Against the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Bitter Winter English 18 May 2021
Last month, it was reinforced by the French Minister Delegate for Citizenship at the Ministry of Interior, Marlène Schiappa, with more money and more power ... French defamation also expands internationally, both through the MIVILUDES and the anti-cult organizations supported by the MIVILUDES.
photo: AP / Kamil Zihnioglu
Far-right candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen speaks during a campaign meeting in Arcis-sur-Aube, near Troyes, France, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
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France's Le Pen rebrands to face Macron

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 17 May 2021
While she projected a modern image when she took over the party from her father 10 years ago, she taps into fears running through French society without offering a positive vision for the future, Lebourg said ... Acquiring French citizenship should be made harder, she said, and contingent on respecting French "customs" and "codes.".
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Asking if the FA Cup has lost its magic has lost its magic

The Observer 14 May 2021
I’m fighting to play for France because I’m French. I don’t have dual citizenship and I’m not going to apply for it” – Aymeric Laporte says he will always fly the flag for France even if he’s never selected.
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'Laporte has succumbed to the Iberian Sirens!': French media and legends including Emmanuel Petit SLAM ...

The Daily Mail 12 May 2021
The 26-year-old was born in the French Basque Country but now a royal decree dated 11 March has been issued by a Spanish government agency confirming new citizenship for the centre-back, who is now available to play for La Roja ... dual citizenship and was not going to ask for it.
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I’ve spent 27 years squabbling in French. Is that enough to earn me citizenship? | ...

The Guardian 11 May 2021
... Just as “whelk war” with France is – perhaps – narrowly averted, I am unpatriotically heading to an outpost of the Fifth Republic in Manchester to take the French language test that is a prerequisite for citizenship.
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I’ve spent 27 years squabbling in French. Is that enough to earn me citizenship?

The Observer 11 May 2021
Just as “whelk war” with France is – perhaps – narrowly averted, I am unpatriotically heading to an outpost of the Fifth Republic in Manchester to take the French language test that is a prerequisite for citizenship. After 18 months of trying to become French, I am perhaps two-thirds of the way.
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France''s culture war intensifies

MENA FN 11 May 2021
But the French establishment has always been quick to dismiss such narratives ... To improve his chances in this race, Macron will have to make himself stand out from the rest of the field, by reaffirming the distinctively ''universalist'' French ideal of citizenship � one that, unlike multiculturalism, transcends racial origins and religious belief.
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A Last Word (For Now) on Napoleon

The American Spectator 11 May 2021
The thing about New Orleans was that its economy was run, to a significant degree, by free Creoles of color (as was said then) who left the oppressive conditions of Martinique and Guadeloupe and the other French possessions in the Caribbean, when Bonaparte had brought back slavery, and with it codes limiting citizenship to white people.
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Japan prosecutors say Ghosn said Nissan pay plan was not set

Beaumont Enterprise 11 May 2021
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn told prosecutors during questioning on financial misconduct charges before he fled Japan that his compensation was never decided upon, according to records presented in Tokyo District Court on Tuesday ... Ghosn, who has French, Brazilian and Lebanese citizenship, ....
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France's Le Pen Wants to Limit Naturalization Via Family Reunification

Urdu Point 07 May 2021
Leader of French right-wing party ... Le Pen is going to run for the French presidency in 2022 ... Elaborating on the details in the interview, Le Pen said citizens would be asked questions related to the procedure of obtaining French citizenship, and deporting unemployed non-citizens.
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Brexit made Britons more likely than Syrians to seek German citizenship

The National 06 May 2021
Nearly a quarter of eligible Britons living in Germany took up German citizenship as Brexit loomed, according to a new report ... Only 1 per cent of French people and 0.5 per cent of Dutch people with citizenship rights in Germany chose to take them up during the same period ... French trawlers protest in Jersey over Brexit fishing rights.
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Readvertisement- Bilingual Human Resources Officer

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa ... Update internal databases with new hire information; ... Good verbal and written communication skills in both English and French languages. Be of Senegalese citizenship and residing in Senegal. .
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French minister: Muslims are the main victims of radical Islam

Arab News 05 May 2021
The first victims of radical Islam around the world are Muslims and this radical movement is an insult to French citizens of Muslim faith who observe their religion peacefully, according to Marlene Schiappa, French minister delegate in charge of citizenship ... On the integration of French people of Arab descent into French society, she said.
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Theresa Raymond

St Albans Messenger 05 May 2021
She began her career teaching English, Latin and French at the Richford VT High School in 1960, continuing to work there until 1975 ... She was extremely proud of her French-Canadian ancestry, and her Vermont citizenship loving anything made with Vermont maple, and strawberries ... Luke’s Church in Fairfax. Interment will be in St ... Luke Church, P.O.
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