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After Terror Attacks, French Communities Fear Backlash

France’s controversy over the full-body swimsuit known as the burkini has exposed the country’s battle between its secularist society and its Muslim minority — at 7.5 percent of the population, the largest in Europe. Those tensions, some subtle and some not, have grown in the wake of terrorist attacks in a country that once prided itself on its welcoming attitude toward immigrants. Far from the beaches, St. Etienne du Rouvray, a small community in the Normandy region of northern France,...

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