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Islamophobia in Paris and London – how it differs and why

Professor Peter Hopkins and Dr Kawtar Najib discuss their research into anti-Muslim acts and where Islamophobia happens in France and the UK.

Islamophobia in France and Britain has intensified in recent years, particularly in the wake of terrorist incidents, such as the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris and the London Bridge attack. This led British prime minister, Theresa May, and French president, Emmanuel Macron, to meet in January 2018 to agree a shared approach to counter-terrorism.

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published on: 13 April 2018