French Author: To Prevent Sharia Civil War, Establish Separate Islamic State Within France
The situation in France has gotten so desperate that the only way to prevent civil war between Muslim and non-Muslim sections of society is to divide the country in two, one French academic argued. This may seem needlessly drastic, but the push for Sharia (Islamic law) being enshrined in the government may make it necessary.
"Just as the English never managed to tame the Irish Catholics, we will never be able to eradicate the radical Islamism," wrote Christian de Moliner in the French online magazine Causeur. "Everyone realizes that a second people has formed in France, a branch that wants to settle their life on religious values and is fundamentally opposed to the liberal consensus on which our country was founded." The author also shared his article in a post on Facebook.
De Moliner argued that "a nation always rests on a fundamental pact, a minimum of laws that all approve." In France, he claimed, this is no longer the case.
"We can never get the toothpaste into the tube and convert the 30% of Muslims who demand the introduction of Sharia to the merits of our democracy and secularism," the author explained. "We are now allowing segregation to take place that does not say its name."
"While we are not yet at open war, the faithful of the Prophet are already grouped in areas sometimes governed by special rules (compulsory veil, rejection of Jews in certain ghettos, marriage and married life regulated by the Qur'anic principles)," de Moliner wrote.
The French author warned against appeasing those who push for legal recognition of Sharia in French laws and courts.
"For fear of appearing Islamophobic, to satisfy this waving fringe of Muslims, these governments are ready to accept the widespread spread of radical practices throughout the country: the veil at school and at work, the obligation of halal meat in all the cafeterias," the author wrote.
He argued that if France continues to appease the Sharia minority, local laws will prevent people from eating during Ramadan, blasphemy will be punished as "an incitement to racial hatred" and Christianity will have to be practiced in secret. "The chimes of the churches will stop," he warned.
De Moliner mentioned the May victory of President Emmanuel Macron over the anti-Islamist populist Marine Le Pen. This election "did not make the problems disappear," but it merely put the issues aside.
The French author admitted that forced remigration of Islamist Muslims would not be possible "if we keep a democratic framework." He cited the fate of the Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, an international scandal resulting from a government cracking down on religious freedom.