The Nation: Karina Piser on a thwarted terrorist plot and deep-rooted Islamophobia in France

“Police found homemade grenades, a guide titled ‘Homemade Napalm,’ 14 handguns, 22 rifles, and thousands of ammunition cartridges. Its 10 members were immediately charged with terrorist conspiracy…” And still the authorities released a leader of the French “ultra-right” terrorist group on “judicial supervision” after its plot was foiled. Current fellow Karina Piser (France, 2017-2019) writes for the The Nation discussing how the light condemnation of those far-right radicals may reflect ubiquitous Islamophobia in France.

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