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Paris mosque to remain closed amid claims it became a 'breeding ground for ISIS jihadists'

Paris mosque to remain closed amid claims it became a 'breeding ground for ISIS jihadists'

Country: 
France
News Date: 
23/01/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

The State Council – France’s highest administrative court – ruled the controversial Paris mosque is to remain closed until the end of the state of emergency in July. This is the second time in less than three months that the mosque’s leaders attempt to reopen the prayer hall; and the second time that their plea is dismissed. The Al Rawda mosque, a prayer hall located in Stains, an impoverished and multi-ethnic suburb north of Paris, was shut down by former interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve in November following a crackdown on religious extremists.