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Occupy le mosque: France’s new far-right nativism

Last month, about 70 activists of Generation Identitaire (GI) occupied the site of the unfinished Poitiers Grand Mosque. They unfurled a banner that read, “732 Generation Identitaire”, and asked for a referendum on halting Islam and immigration into France. The action was not without precedent, nor was it without warning. GI launched its two and […] … learn more→