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France reveals plan to fight Muslim extremism
France unveiled a series of new measures on Wednesday aimed at increasing security for the country's Muslim population and forging closer links with the community. From surveillance to training imams, here's a breakdown of the new action plan.
The new measures, announced by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Wednesday came in the wake of last month's terror attacks in which 17 people were killed by homegrown French Islamist terrorists.
While the French government has stationed soldiers outside synagogues and vowed repeatedly to tackle anti-Semitism, Muslim leaders have attacked authorities for not doing enough to fight rising Islamophobia since the terror attacks.
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