‘Unprecedented’ Holocaust tribute by French imams

France24.

By Tony Todd  (text)

Some 30 French Imams on February 4 visited the Holocaust Memorial at Drancy near Paris in an effort to improve Islam’s image to a sceptical French public.

The visit was unprecedented and comes at a time of high tensions towards the country’s large Muslim community.

An IPSOS poll for respected daily Le Monde in January had 74% of respondents saying the Muslim faith was not compatible with the values of the French Republic.

Read more. http://www.france24.com/en/20130205-french-imams-unprecedented-drancy-visit-jewish-holocaust-muslim

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Categories: Europe, France

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