VIDEO: Will Europe Address the Muslims of Its ‘Marginalized Ghettos’?
As authorities search a locked-down Brussels for suspects in this month’s Paris attacks, Belgian-born Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director for Human Rights Watch, cites the “marginalized ghettos” in European cities where many migrants live.
Bouckaert has spent the last few months interviewing refugees coming to Europe from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.
“Europe really should be focusing more on the marginalized Muslim communities at home and try to better meet their needs, make sure that young people are educated and have jobs available, because the reality is that the majority of these people who carried out the Paris attacks were French citizens […] who have been living in France all of their lives,” he tells “Democracy Now!”
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