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French Muslims face job discrimination: Stanford study

By Al Arabiya | 26 Nov 2012

Muslim French citizens face job discrimination compared to their Christian peers who receive two-and-a-half times more opportunities with equal qualifications, concluded a new research conducted by Stanford political science professor David Laitin.

Published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study concluded that a Christian citizen with an African heritage is two-and-a-half times more likely to get called for a job interview than an equally qualified Muslim citizen with the same ethnic background.

Australia Admits Anti-Muslim Job Bias

Source : OnIslam | 14 Nov 2012

A new report has acknowledged that Australian Muslims are being discriminated against in workplace, the findings that added to the disappointment of the sizable minority.

"Muslim men have expressed concern that the negative portrayal of Muslims in the media may have a detrimental effect on the self-esteem of Muslim youth and also result in children being bullied at school," said the Newcastle University report, cited by The Herald Sun on Tuesday, November 13.

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