Rayan Freschi is a CAGE researcher based in France. He authored CAGE’s report ‘We are beginning to spread terror’ which unveils the existence of a state-led anti-Muslim persecution in France.
Items by Rayan Freschi
- September 5, 2023 Rayan Freschi
The end of August marks the beginning of the new French political season. It’s when government officials back from their summer break introduce their new policies. In that context, newly-appointed Minister of Education Gabriel Attal announced on live TV the banning of the abaya, a traditional long dress worn...
- December 23, 2022 Rayan Freschi
We are living in a period of international tumult. A war on European soil, a global pandemic and increasing climate change alarm converge to destabilise the international political balance. In the midst of this, France’s status as an international power is feeling increasingly insecure. Indeed, in the last decade...
- April 9, 2022 Rayan Freschi
Who will win France’s election and does it matter? Islamophobia and anti-Muslim persecution will always come first
As the French election looms on the horizon, Muslims in France are less interested in who will become president, instead of turning their concerns to the systemic Islamophobia that envelops all candidates, underpinning the entire political system. The structural nature of anti-Muslim persecution in France has ensured that the...