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‘French govt is trying to make a big deal over recent attacks’

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At least ten people were injured Monday in Nantes, France, when a van driver drove into a Christmas market crowd

French and Canadian politicians are making hay out of the recent attacks on civilians in the two countries as it serves their interests: a frightened population is one that supports the government in power, author and columnist Eric Margolis told RT.

Raza Kazim from Islamic Human Rights Commission of growing Islamophobia in France: "There has been a long-standing slide into rising anti-Muslim hatred that is spread across Europe. The fact is that media is trying to link the ethnicities and the religion of people to specific crimes that have been committed. It has always been problematic."

Read the article in full on Russia Today published on 23 December 2014

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