France: anti-Islam provocation goes viral

After a plan to ban the burqa, after the French government's announcement of a crackdown on polygamy, now comes the Facebook call for a sausage and wine happening during Friday prayer at the heart of Paris' trademark Arab neighborhood of La Goutte d'Or. The event's been banned but it's sparked heated debate. Is it a racist provocation or free speech?

  • Radu STOENESCU, Philosopher, Member Editorial Staff, Riposte Laïque periodical
  • Mildrade CHERFILS, Paris Correspondent, GlobalPost
  • Alec HARGREAVES, Director, French institute, Florida State University

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