With the presidential election fast approaching, French Muslims are mobilizing to defeat incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy. Muslim organizations report that their rank-and-file members are angry over the burka ban, restrictions on halal food, and other aggressions against the Muslim community in France.
In other news, the Taliban are making an online appeal for donations. They are attempting to make up a shortfall in their funding, and provide toll-free numbers and email addresses to make donating easier for jihad supporters.
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