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French interior minister promises deportation for radical Islamic clerics

[JURIST] French interior minister Nicolas Sarkozy [Wikipedia profile] stated Friday that France will continue to punish anyone preaching militant Islam in France with deportation. For over a year now, France has formally embraced a deportation policy for anyone using Islam to incite violence [BBC report]. There are fears among the French Muslim community that the decision will fuel anti-Islamic sentiments. Six percent of the French population is Muslim. BBC News has more.

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