Diversity and Faith in France


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1SynopsisThe issue of religious in the country of France is very common, especially in relation to the headscarves which are worn by the Muslim women. The issue of the political ideals of the French and the freedom of expression of religion is continuously going on since 1989. Accordingto the authors of the article Riva Kastoryano, the issue has been analyzed from the perspective ofthe individual. And being a Muslim Egyptian, I am completely against the banning of headscarves in France because of the value of our own religion, culture and the identity. The banning of headscarves raises the question on the integrity of Muslims and the various other immigrants (Kastoryano, R. 2006).As there was a case in 1989 when the three female Muslim students were dangled from the school in the town of Creil, France as they refused to remove the headscarves. The problem again occurred in 1994 when the government appointed the education minister and he further issued the notice to the all public schools in order to forbid the ostentatious signs of the religion. After, that the affair of headscarf became very common. Further, this issue was highlighted in 2016 when the French government imposed the ban on the women as they are not supposed to wear burkini on the beaches. The frequent occurrence of these issues made difficult for us (Muslims) to analogize the values of the universe in order to integrate into the society of France. The associations were institutionalized and formulized the communities of de facto which furtherfocused on defining the identity which was betrothed in order to be collective, and the new solidarities were created to ascertain the permanent difference with regards to Islam. As a result, we the Muslims were becoming more resigned to the reality of the society which contradicted the rhetoric of republic (Modood, T. 2016). Despite having the national and international law in order to protect the laïcité principle of the constitution and the freedom of conscience, the case
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