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Union des Organisations Islamiques de France

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Created in 1983 as a federation of local Islamic associations. Receives financial assistance from the Muslim World League and private individuals in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and United Arab ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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...Union des Organisations Islamiques de France Created in 1983 as a federation of local Islamic associations. Receives financial assistance from the Muslim World League and private individuals in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and United Arab Emirates. Particularly active in the center and east of France. Its leaders are influenced by the ideology of Egyptian and Tunisian Islamist movements and seek to support local associations in managing religious and educational activities specifically tailored to the needs of Muslims living in France, such as children's holiday...

Union des Organisations Islamiques de France

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Martin A. Schain

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

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... des Organisations Islamiques de France . The Union des Organisations Islamiques de France (UOIF) is France's largest political Islamic federation. It was founded by Islamist exiles from Morocco and Tunisia in 1983, and later incorporated Islamisists from Algeria. Composed of a network of 250 cultural, religious, and political associations, it influences perhaps a hundred others and, in addition to contributions by local affiliated associations, the UOIF receives financial assistance from the Muslim World League and from private individuals from Saudi...

Union des Organisations Islamiques de France

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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... des Organisations Islamiques de France . Created in 1983 in Nancy by a friend of Mustapha Machtour, the leader of the Muslim Brothers, the Union des Organisations Islamiques de France (UOIF) is a federation of Islamic local associations. It is one of the most important federations of Islamic associations in France. In 1994 , thirty local associations were full adherents of the UOIF, with about seventy affiliate associations (73 in 2007 ). Each category of association has the right to vote for the administrative council and the governing board of the...

Union des Organisations Islamiques de France

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Created in 1983 as a federation of local Islamic associations. Receives financial assistance from the Muslim World League and private individuals in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and United Arab Emirates. ...
Groupement Islamique en France

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Founded in 1979 to expand Islamic preaching to immigrant workers. Sponsors cultural, social, and sports activities to create and reinforce solidarity among Muslim workers. Emphasizes Islamic identity ...
Fédération Nationale des Musulmans de France

Fédération Nationale des Musulmans de France  

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Established in 1985 as the official voice and protector of Muslims in France. Founded by a French convert to Islam, Daniel Youssof Leclerc, to coordinate the actions of and defend approximately one ...
Conseil Français du Culte Musulman

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The Conseil Français du Culte Musulman (French Council for the Muslim Faith, or CFCM), founded in May 2003, is the main body representing the French Muslim community, which numbers 4 million, the ...
Conseil National des Français Musulmans

Conseil National des Français Musulmans  

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Founded in 1989 and reformed in 1992. Includes 190 associations with 14,000 members (as of 2001). Headquarters is in Dole. Acts as a lobby for an end to social and economic discrimination against ...
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One of Europe's most centralized states, with a distinctive and influential cultureFrance has the largest territory in Western Europe. Around two-thirds is lowlands, chiefly to the north and west, ...
Groupement Islamique en France

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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...local Islamic organizations, formed a federation of associations called UOIF ( Union des Organisations Islamiques de France, Union of Islamic Organizations in France ). This umbrella organization joins forty to fifty member associations of Maghribī origin and has become the most important Muslim organization in France. Today the UOIF owns more then thirty cultural centers, controls two important mosques, and has set a national network of 205 associations. At the beginning, in contrast to the Fédération Nationale des Musulmans de France ( FNMF , National...

Fédération Nationale des Musulmans de France

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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...in June 2006 some of Bechariʾs opponents created a new institution, the Rassemblement des Musulmans de France. See also Conseil Français du Culte Musulman ; Conseil National des Français Musulmans ; France ; and Union des Organisations Islamiques de France . Bibliography Deltombe, Thomas . Lʾislam imaginaire: La construction médiatique de lʾislamophobie en France, 1975–2005 . Paris, 2005. Kepel, Gilles . Les banlieues de lʾIslam : Naissance dʾune religion en France . Paris, 1987. Annie Krieger-Krynicki Updated by Laurent...

Conseil Français du Culte Musulman (CFCM)

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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...between the Muslim communities and the state. Only time will tell whether it succeeds in its stated mission. See also Conseil National des Français Musulmans ; Fédération Nationale des Musulmans de France ; France ; and Union des Organisations Islamiques de France . Bibliography Baubérot, Jean . La laïcité en question . Paris: IFRI, 2004. Laurence, Jonathan . “ From the Elysée Salon to the Table of the Republic. ” French Politics, Culture and Society 23, no. 1 (Spring 2005): 52. Statuts du Conseil Français du Culte Musulman CFCM . http://www.cfcm.info ....

Conseil National des Français Musulmans

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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... Hamlaoui Mekachera became delegate minister of war veterans, a position he held until mid- 2007 . See also Conseil Français du Culte Musulman ; Fédération Nationale des Musulmans de France ; France ; and Union des Organisations Islamiques de France . Bibliography Charbit, Tom . Les harkis . Paris, 2006. Laurence, Jonathan . “ Le Conseil Français du Culte Musulman. ” French Politics, Culture, and Society 23, no. 1 (Spring 2005): pp. 1–129. Annie Krieger-Krynicki Updated by Laurent...

France

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Frank Peter and Ronald Bruce St John

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

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...by France after World War I in gratitude for the services of Muslim soldiers during the war, has been controlled since 1957 by the Algerian state. During the consultations preceding the creation of the CFCM, successive French governments became increasingly concerned with the degree to which their Muslim partners actually represented the Muslim communities and started to broaden the scope of Muslim partners acceptable to the state. Ultimately even the highly controversial Union of Islamic Organizations of France (Union des Organisations Islamiques de France...

Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast, Islamic Education
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Marie Nathalie LeBlanc and Issouf Binaté

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World: Digital Collection

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...and the most enterprising of which was Aboubakar Sidick Konaté’s Organisation des Etablissements d’Enseignement Confessionnel Islamique (OEECI), founded in 1997 . With the support of organizations such as the Ligue Islamique des Prédicateurs de Côte d’Ivoire (LIPCI), the Association des Enseignants Musulmans d’Adjamé (AEMA), and the Réseau des Écoles Madrassas de Côte d’Ivoire (REMCI), these associations succeeded creating opportunities...

Côte D’ivoire, Islam and Politics
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Savadogo Boukary Mathias

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World: Digital Collection

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... reform-oriented Muslim intellectuals. Among the new organizations were the Association des Elèves et Etudiants Musulmans de Côte d’Ivoire (AEEMCI, 1975 ), the Association des Musulmans Orthodoxes of Côte d’Ivoire (AMOCI, 1976 ), the Association Musulmane pour l’Organisation du Pèlerinage (AMOP, 1979 ) and the Conseil Supérieur Islamique (CSI, 1982 ). The objectives pursued by these organizations were, among others, to take control of religious...

France

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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...of France,” the centerpiece of its policies on Islam consolidates foreign influence on French Islam and ethnic divisions inside the Muslim community. To a certain degree, it also marginalizes French-born Muslims, who are not well represented in the leadership of France 's Muslim federations. See also Algeria ; Avrupa Millî Görüş Teşkilatı ; Conseil Français du Culte Musulman (CFCM) ; Conseil National des Français Musulmans ; Fédération Nationale des Musulmans de France ; Groupement Islamique en France ; Morocco ; Tunisia ; and Union des Organisations...

Bennabi, Malek

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Phillip C. Naylor

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

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...returned to France, anticipating entering the prestigious École des Langues Orientales (School for Oriental Languages). To his astonishment, he was informed that he failed the admissions exam. Bennabi believed that this decision was politically influenced. Nevertheless, he evinced remarkable resilience after this bitter disappointment and enrolled in the École Spéciale de Mécanique et d’Électricité (ESME), to become an electrical engineer. By this time, Bennabi had discovered a Christian youth organization, the Union Chrétienne de Jeunes Gens de Paris (Young...

West Africa, Islamic NGOs for

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Muriel Gomez-Perez and Marie Nathalie LeBlanc

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World: Digital Collection

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...ruses de la Providence.” In Les ONG confessionnelles: Religion et action internationale , edited by Bruno Duriez , François Mabille , and Kathy Rousselet , pp. 249–262. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2007. Ghandour, Abdel-Rahman . Jihad humanitaire: Enquête sur les ONG islamiques . Paris: Flammarion, 2002. Gomez-Perez, Muriel . “Des élites musulmanes sénégalaises dans l’action sociale: Des...

Guilds

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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...de métier et la cité islamique. ” Revue Internationale de Sociologie 28 (1920): 473–489. Massignon, Louis . “ Enquête sur les corporations musulmanes d ’artisans et de commerçants au Maroc. ” Revue du Monde Musulman 58 (1924). Pennec, Pierre . Les transformations des corps de métiers de Tunis sous l'influence d'une économie externe de type capitaliste . Tunis, 1964. Qoudsî, Elia . “ Notice sur les corporations de Damas .” In Actes du sixième congrès international des Orientalistes , vol. 2, pp. 7–34. Leiden, 1885. Rafeq, Abdul-Karim . “ Craft Organization,...

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