French President Emmanuel Macron. Photo: dpa French President Emmanuel Macron. Photo: dpa
French President Emmanuel Macron. Photo: dpa

Emmanuel Macron slams media coverage of France’s position on Islamic extremism

  • Macron says media coverage insinuating France is racist and Islamophobic amounts to ‘legitimising’ violence
  • The president says foreign media have ‘failed to understand’ the significance of laicite, or secularism, as a pillar of French policy and society

Topic |   France
French President Emmanuel Macron. Photo: dpa French President Emmanuel Macron. Photo: dpa
French President Emmanuel Macron. Photo: dpa
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