Rainer Ebert critically evaluates the French burqa ban and the European Court of Human Rights’ recent decision to uphold it. Ebert argues that these decisions are bad for woman, bad for Europe, and part of an emerging illiberal trend in Europe. In Ebert’s evaluation , “France now finds itself in the undesirable company of Saudi Arabia, Iran, and other countries that force women to dress in a particular way.”
Cédric Pellegrini writes for Alochonaa.com on the not so rosey reality of being French. Cédric unravels the concept of French identity through his own overseas experiences & highlights the contemporary social issues facing many French today, asking the big question ‘What are the prospects for the French?