15 year old arrested for planned attack: France

Key details: 12/09/2016 from Turkey -A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Paris suspected of preparing imminent “violent action”. – The boy had been under house arrest since France declared a state emergency after Nov. 13 attacks in Paris (the reason for the house arrest is not disclosed). -The boy had been in contact with suspected French Islamist militant Rashid Kassim and that Kassim also guided one of the women arrested last week in the plot to attack a train station in Paris. http://www.aol.com/article/2016/09/11/france-arrests-15-year-old-boy-for-planning-imminent-paris-att/21469827/

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French Officer Injured in Knife Attack

Key details: 30/08/2106 from Turkey A French police officer was injured by a knife-wielding man at a police station in the southern city of Toulouse on Tuesday, a police source said. The 31 year-old man entered the police station pretending to want to make a complaint. He then launched an attack with a knife on the female officer, injuring her on her neck. The assailant also tried to grab her weapon before he was subdued. INC000117 http://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/French-police-officer-wounded-in-Toulouse-knife-attack-466424

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Double Standard on Women’s Clothing

Key details: 27/08/2016 from Turkey   It has been overlooked slightly that France is far from the only country in the world, or indeed in the so-called liberal West to put restrictions on what women can wear. A map from the Pew Research Center shows that 39 countries across the world and, perhaps surprisingly, 18 countries in Europe have some form of governmental influence on women’s religious dress.   Where women’s religious dress was restricted A second map shows 12 countries where women were required to wear certain religious clothing. INC000087 http://indy100.independent.co.uk/article/a-map-showing-the-countries-where-womens-religious-clothing-is-restricted-by-government–ZJxCj2yQW_W

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