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Poll: 46% of French Muslims believe Sharia law should be applied in country

Poll: 46% of French Muslims believe Sharia law should be applied in country

Country: 
France
News Date: 
25/09/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

At least 46% of foreign-born Muslims in France want to adopt Sharia law into the country's legal system, reveals a poll conducted by IFOP (French Institute for Public Opinions) for Le Point magazine. The survey also indicates that among French-born Muslims, 18% believe that sharia should prevail. That percentage rises to 46% among French Muslims coming from abroad, the study discovered.