Minister says French universities prone to 'Islamo-leftism'


France's minister for higher education, Frédérique Vidal, has been rebuked by the country's university heads over her remarks that 'Islamo-leftism' is rife in their establishments and her announcement of the launch of an investigation into research that she said focused on 'everything through the prism of wanting to fracture and divide', including colonialism and racism.

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The French minister for higher education has sparked a backlash from university heads after warning about the spread of “Islamo-leftism” in the country’s academic institutions, reports The Times of Israel.