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

Categories: Western Europe, France, Germany, Greece, Spain, United Kingdom, Citizen Media, Education, Ethnicity & Race, International Relations, Migration & Immigration, Religion

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.