France sees 60% rise in 'radicalized Muslims' in 2 years

18,550 reported by prefect's office, police and citizens

11 August, 15:41

    (ANSAmed) - PARIS, AUGUST 11 - The number of people suspected of Islamic radicalization in France has risen by 60% in two years, reports Le Figaro.

    The daily said that there are currently 18,550 cases within the Fichier des Signalements pour la Prévention et la Radicalisation à Caractère Terroriste (FSPRT), which collects reports from the prefect's office, the police, gendarmerie and the public. Managed by the interior ministry, the system was set up in March 2015 and during the period of the Paris attacks in the same year there were 11,400 people listed. (ANSAmed).

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