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Title: French Ambassador After Islamist Beheading: “France is a Muslim Country”
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URL Source: https://summit.news/2020/10/27/fren ... ng-france-is-a-muslim-country/
Published: Oct 28, 2020
Author: Paul Joseph Watson
Post Date: 2020-10-28 02:50:03 by Horse
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Responding to the beheading of a school teacher by an Islamist in Paris, French ambassador to Sweden Etienne de Gonneville told broadcaster SVT, “France is a Muslim country.”

Yes, really.

Samuel Paty was decapitated by an 18-year-old Chechen jihadist in revenge for showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to pupils in a class on free speech.

The country responded with mass protest marches in major cities and President Emmanuel Macron vowed to protect freedom of expression in honor of the victim.

However, Macron’s vow to take the fight to Islamists has caused uproar in many Muslim countries, notably Turkey, who have effectively sided with jihadism by announcing boycotts on French products.

Now France’s ambassador to Sweden has himself appeared to capitulate to Islamists by declaring, “France is a Muslim country.”

Etienne de Gonneville told Sweden’s national broadcaster SVT, “First, France is a Muslim country. Islam is the second-largest religion in France. We have anywhere between 4 and 8 million French citizens who have a Muslim heritage.”

The ambassador then claimed that “al-Qaeda propaganda” and not “Islam” was to blame for Paty’s murder, despite the fact that the local Muslim community had incited retribution against the teacher for showing the cartoons.

“The media must know how to address the issue of Islamic terrorism and not fall into the trap of that idea that it would supposedly offend Islam. Islam is very diverse,” said de Gonneville.

“Those who we hear now are speaking for these radical Islamist outfits. We should not give them more weight than they have. They are a tiny minority.”

As we highlighted yesterday, following the beheading of Paty, 79% of French people believe Islamism has “declared war” on their country.

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#1. To: Horse (#0)

We have anywhere between 4 and 8 million French citizens who have a Muslim heritage.

France has about 67 million people. I hardly see how some 10% of them being Muslim constitutes France as a "Muslim" country.

Hopefully the French will take note of the danger and gladly embargo Turkey in the name of preserving their heritage and lives.

Pinguinite  posted on  2020-10-28   3:39:09 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#2. To: Horse (#0)

Radical Islamists ...

Redundant

"It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brush fires of freedom in the minds of men." -- Samuel Adams (1722-1803)‡

"Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God." -- Thomas Jefferson

ghostdogtxn  posted on  2020-10-28   6:14:34 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#3. To: Pinguinite (#1)

Probably more Muslims than practicing Christians.

Church attendance in France is among the lowest in the world, with surveys showing that only about 5% of the total population, i.e. less than 10% of those who are nominally Catholics, now attend weekly mass

The Truth of 911 Shall Set You Free From The Lie

Horse  posted on  2020-10-28   7:51:31 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


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