According to him, most Muslims believe that Islamic laws are above the laws of France, and the country’s leaders are doing nothing to combat this.
If France continues to move in this direction, “because of demography and democracy, one day it could become an Islamic republic,” Zemmour said.
A week of unrest across France was sparked by the killing by a police officer of a 17-year-old boy of North African descent while driving a car in the Paris suburb of Nanterre. According to the country’s Ministry of Justice, some four thousand arrests were made in France, more than 1,200 detainees were minors.
French President Emmanuel Macron, commenting on the large-scale unrest in the country, pointed to a lack of respect in French society, in particular, for state authorities.