Paris protest march against Islamophobia draws thousands


Marchers estimated to number 13,500 marched in Paris on Sunday following several recent incidents of Islamophobia in France, including an arson and shooting attack against a mosque in south-west France, while a number of leftwing parties did not take part arguing that organisers opposed the country's constitutional principles regarding secularity.

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Thousands gathered Sunday afternoon in Paris for a march against Islamophobia that has markedly divided the French political class in recent days, reports FRANCE 24.