French President Defends "Blasphemy", Decries "Islamic separatism"
Condemning ‘Islamic separatism’, French President Macron has defended "right to commit blasphemy". Macron said, "To be a French is to defend the right to make people laugh, to criticize, to mock, to caricature." He opined it at a naturalization ceremony on September 4. The statement came amid the ongoing Charlie Hebdo shooting trials and furore over re-publication of the images. Besides, French government promised a law against Islamic separatism soon.