A majority of French people believe that anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in progress France, according to a survey Odoxapour iTELE and Parisien / Aujourd’hui en France published Saturday.
To the question “do you have the impression that in recent years anti-Semitism rose”, 68% of respondents replied in the affirmative. They are more numerous, 71%, to have “the impression that in recent years the growing Islamophobia .”
A role the state to determine
And the newspaper to explain “that” phobia “means” fear “, so literally” fear of Islam “, while” Semitism “means” hostility towards Jews. ‘” The supporters left show themselves more sensitive to climate (84% against 75% right, consider that Islamophobia is growing and 75% against 66% that antisemitism progresses).
“The French” however “are divided on the role of the state in the organization of Islam,” the newspaper said.
To the question “the state must take steps to reform Islam in France or do you think it is rather the Muslims to decide for themselves the organization of their faith, as do other religions? “ 51 % of respondents are in favor of the first solution , 48% prefer the second.