..."Frankly I am not surprised by what is happening," says Dounia Bouzar, an expert on French-born Muslims who has worked in the mostly black and North African districts on the outskirts of Paris. "Given the way these kids live, I wonder why it doesn't happen more often."I think it's safe to say all those people are "liberals". And, the article doesn't go into the real root of the problem: massive immigration.
..."Working class suburbs have become ethnic ghettos," says Marc Cheb Sun, who edits "Respect," a magazine aimed mostly at young black and North African readers. "That is the origin of the problem."
...Jean-Francois Amadieu, a university professor who founded the "Discrimination Observatory" [conducted a study showing discrimination against suburb-dwellers/North Africans]
...Michele Lereste, who runs the "Green Light" social-work agency in Villetaneuse, just North of Paris, where the projects are almost entirely inhabited by immigrant-descended families, [complains that] government funding cuts have closed a number of job-training institutes, "and we are finding it harder and harder to get employers to take apprentices from our district."
...TaAZb Ben Thabet, who has been a social worker in the projects north of Paris for 35 years...
Immigration_euro · Fri, 11/04/2005 - 02:32 · Importance: 1