France struggles to fight radical Islam in its jails




 
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France struggles to fight radical Islam in its jails
 
May 7th, 2013  
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France struggles to fight radical Islam in its jails
By Alexandria Sage VILLEPINTE, France (Reuters) - In France, the path to radical Islam often begins with a minor offence that throws a young man into an overcrowded, violent jail and produces a hardened convert ready for jihad. With the country on heightened security alert since January when French troops began fighting al Qaeda-linked Islamists in Mali, authorities are increasingly worried about home-grown militants emerging from France's own jails. ...




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