More than half of French prisoners are Muslims: report

Muslims in French prisons reach up to 60% claimes France’s UMP party deputy Guillaume Larrive.

The conclusion drawn by Larrive in a report as part of an action plan “against Islamist radicalisation in prison” This action plan is now likely to involve several hundred prisoners, Le Figaro reported.

The report estimates that 60% of the prison population in France, that is to say 40,000 prisoners, can be considered Muslim, “culturally or originally”.

French deputy Larrive, who has worked on the budget of the Prison Service for 2015, calls for “setting up specialized anti-radicalization shock therapy units (USAR) for prisoners returning from jihad”…

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