French Prime Minister Faults Times Article Giving Voice to Muslim Women

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Prime Minister Manuel Valls of France in August. In an opinion square published on The Huffington Post’s French website, he pronounced a New York Times essay in that French Muslim women described taste opposite them presented an “unacceptable picture of France since it is false.”

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Prime Minister Manuel Valls of France neatly criticized on Monday a New York Times essay in that French Muslim women described being ostracized by non-Muslims, discriminated opposite when they sought jobs and finished to feel persecuted.

The article, that was formed on countless comments from European Muslim women, many of them French, was created in light of a debate over a full-body showering fit famous as a burkini. More than 30 French cities and towns had criminialized a burkini from open beaches, nonetheless an augmenting series of those bans have been overturned by French courts.

In an opinion square published on The Huffington Post’s French website, Mr. Valls described a Times square as presenting an “unacceptable picture of France since it is false.”

He also indicted a Times news of sketch a conclusions formed on interviews that did not simulate stating that was extended though rather finished in a context of an eventuality being discussed in French media during a time: a “summer camp” that was “forbidden to people with white skin,” where those who attended against a blending of whites and nonwhites, Mr. Valls wrote.

He was referring to a entertainment nearby a French city of Reims that a organizers described as a “De-Colonial Summer Camp,” where minorities could accumulate to speak about their practice of discrimination. According to a organizers, about 170 to 180 people attended between Aug. 25 and 28.

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The Times responded that Mr. Valls was mistaken about how a stating for a square had been done.

“Our story was rigorously reported and formed on responses by some-more than 1,200 readers to an online call-out in English, French and Arabic seeking for a views of Muslim women in Europe after a burkini ban,” pronounced Danielle Rhoades Ha, a mouthpiece for The Times. “We mount by a article.”

In a square he published in The Huffington Post, Mr. Valls pronounced he “contested with a biggest vigor” that a Times essay quoted “Muslim women while suggesting that their voices are muzzled, to etch France as oppressing them.”

Mr. Valls also finished transparent that he did not accept a row of French Muslim women that a burkini was a possibility for them to attend in summer activities. Some women pronounced that since their interpretation of their faith demanded that they dress modestly, a accessibility of a burkini had authorised them to go to a beach.

Mr. Valls pronounced a burkini was “not an relief showering outfit, though a provocation.”

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