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France Struggles to Curb Extremist Muslim Clerics

This town’s largest mosque is temporarily leaderless, its chief cleric having been expelled from France last week for advocating wife beating, stoning and other medieval Islamic views at odds with the principles of the modern French state. The cleric, Abdelkader Bouziane, was the fifth cleric expelled from France this year on charges of spreading a dangerously divisive brand of radical Islam. The country has kicked out dozens since 2001. “The government cannot tolerate the public statement of views that are contrary to human rights, attack the dignity of women and call for hate or violence,” the country’s new interior minister, Dominique de Villepin, said recently.Full Story

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