In Pakistan, sectarianism and religious extremism not only run rampant, they are ingrained in social reality.
Laïcité, or, secularism, has come to represent the cornerstone of a national identity based on French values. For the past century, French politics have made a virtue of secularism by largely banning institutionalized religion from the public sphere.
The apparent rise of gender-based homicide has impelled Latin American countries to legally distinguish the crime as “femicide.”
The election of 1980 was the culmination of a religious political movement that had been growing since Nixon’s ‘Catholic Strategy’, with Reagan claiming during his campaign that “Religious America is awakening.”
The international community, however, sees this reproval of Macron as an attempt by Turkey to assert itself as a regional hegemon while using the veil of Islamophobia to gain public support. This assertion has been furthered by Turkey’s continued involvement in the conflicts of Libya, Yemen, and Armenia.