Keyword: Charlie Hebdo
The gulf separating the populations of high-rise, low income, out-of-town neighbourhoods from the rest of France is wider today than ever.
Malian-born Lassana Bathily, 24, who came to France eight years ago, said 'I'm not a hero' and that he was 'proud and moved' to become French.
The 57-member-state body which claims to represent a majority of Muslim countries says it is studying options under European and French law.
The poll, published Sunday, also found half of those questioned were for limits on free opions expressed online and on social media.
Protests continued on Saturday across many Muslim countries over Charlie Hebdo magazine's coverpage cartoon of the Prophet
The 47-year-old father was attacked at his home by a knife-wielding neighbour, the National Observatory Against Islamophobia said.
In former French colony Niger, a protest turned violent as demonstrators set fire to churches while a press photographer was shot in Pakistan.
The practising Muslim from Mali said his actions were those that any human should take for others facing threats from a common enemy.
The attack on 19,000 websites has 'never been seen before' said Arnaud Coustillieère, head of cyberdefence for the French military.
Five of the magazine's editorial team and a police officer, gunned down last week by Islamic extremists, were buried amid emotional scenes.
The shooting attacks in Paris last week claimed the lives of a total of 17 victims and ended with the deaths of the three gunmen. The outrages, perpetrated by Islamic extremists and which began with the massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine before the separate murders of two police officers and the executions of four hostages in a Jewish supermarket, have opened a vast societal debate in France. There have been comparisons made with the 9/11 attacks in the United States, questions raised about the true significance of the national unity displayed during last Sunday’s huge marches in defiance of terrorism, about the real extent of integration, and stigmatization, of the French Muslim population, and why the jihad increasingly lures some young French citizens. In this interview with Joseph Confavreux, Olivier Roy, a recognised expert in France and abroad on questions of Islam and religious fundamentalism, discusses these and related issues, and highlights the taboos that cloud an effective analysis of the events.
Dieudonné, previously convicted for inciting anti-Semitism, posted support for gunman who last week murdered four in a Paris kosher store.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula said in a video it sent the gunmen to kill the magaine's editorial team, confirming their claims last week.
Early morning queues formed outside newsstands across France for the latest edition of the satirical weekly, which normally sells 30,000 copies.
The mobile phone video of gunmen Saïd and Chérif Kouachi shows them calmly returning to their car shouting 'We have avenged the Prophet'.