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EU Survey Indicates Correlation Between Anti-Minorities Views and Ideological Right

Written by Lova Rakotomalala On 13 May 2014 @ 12:08 pm | 1 Comment

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The French blog Rue89 analyzes the results [1][fr] of the Pew Center Survey on attitudes toward immigrants and minority groups [2]in the European Union. Rue89 highlights that Roma population are the most ostracized minority group, especially in Italy and France :

Anti-Roma, Anti-Muslim Sentiments Common in Several Nations [3]

It also highlights that negative opinions about Roma, Muslims and Jews are “consistently more common among people on the ideological right. [2]” It is to be noted that it is forbidden for a french public institution to collect population data based on ethnicity [4] [fr] or race.  

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[1] analyzes the results : http://rue89.nouvelobs.com/2014/05/13/les-roms-premieres-victimes-racisme-europe-252119

[2] attitudes toward immigrants and minority groups : http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/05/12/5-key-takeaways-from-the-european-union-survey/

[3] Image: http://www.pewglobal.org/2014/05/12/a-fragile-rebound-for-eu-image-on-eve-of-european-parliament-elections/pg-2014-05-12-eu-0-09/

[4] institution to collect population data based on ethnicity: http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2007/09/18/recensement-ethnique-le-debat-francais_956756_3224.html

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