French anthropologist Dounia Bouzar says Islam portrayed as “behind” in France

In this interview published in Le Monde with questions from the newspaper’s readership, Dounia Bouzar suggests that Islam in France is compatible with secularism and modernity, but that the media has erroneously reported that it’s evolutionarily behind. She claims that the reason why 57 percent of the French agree with the possibility of a law banning the burqa is because the equate the garment with radicalism, and answers a variety of other questions.