Examining Youth Riots in France

Talk of the Nation, November 9, 2005 · Rioting in France is spotlighting Muslim youths who don’t feel part of French society, even though they were born and raised there. An alienated Arab population concerns all of Europe, but much less so in the United States.

Guests:

Molly Moore, Washington Post Paris correspondent

Jocelyne Cesari, visiting associate professor of Islamic Studies at Harvard University; also an associate professor at the French National Center for Scientific Research at the Sorbonne, Paris

Dawud Walid, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations for the state of Michigan; assistant Imam at the Masjid Wali Muhommed in Detroit

 

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