France’s official blindness to religion only masks religious hatred

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Giles Fraser
The Guardian

France’s official blindness to religion only masks religious hatred
French secularism, or laïcité, treats religion as a dirty little secret, and manifests itself as a restriction of public prayer or the open expression of religious identity
4 February 2016

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ArticleDate4 February 2016 +
ArticleSummaryFrench secularism, or laïcité, treats religion as a dirty little secret, and manifests itself as a restriction of public prayer or the open expression of religious identity +
ArticleUrlhttp://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2016/feb/04/frances-official-blindness-to-religion-only-masks-religious-hatred +
ArticleYear2016 +
Commentator nameGiles Fraser +
Journal nameThe Guardian +