Islamophobic attacks in France are on the rise, French Council of Muslim Faith President Anouar Kbibeche said Monday.

In remarks made during the 33rd French Council of the Muslim Faith conference in the French city of Le Bourget Monday, Kbibeche said: "The increase in Islamophobia has come after attacks in France last year."

"Attacks on Muslim sanctuaries have gone up despite increase in security measures. A small mosque in Ajaccio has recently been damaged. Apart from this, a number of attacks have also been launched on individual Muslims."

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