France is still ignoring radicalisation threat, warns Europe's anti-extremism tsar
Rachida Dati, the country's former justice minister, praises Britain's policing of home-grown terror threat and says anger at Charlie Hebdo attack had failed to heal divides in French society
France is continuing to ignore the threat posed by radicalisation, the former justice minister has said - despite a show of unity in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
Rachida Dati, who in February was named the European Parliament's special rapporteur on radicalisation, said that France was not doing enough to combat the extremist rhetoric aimed at its young people. France, with the largest Muslim population in Europe, has seen more of its citizens travel to join the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) than any other European country.
"They had the same reaction as all French people," she said, when asked by The Telegraph about the reaction of the government to the January terrorist attacks.
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