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Paris Killings Seen Fueling Europe’s Anti-Islam Movements

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The killing of at least 12 people at a French magazine that received threats because of its depiction of Islam stands to exacerbate burgeoning anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe, political analysts said.

The shooting by masked gunmen at the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in eastern Paris yesterday adds to an already tense environment, with an anti-immigrant party dominating in France, mosque burnings in Sweden and thousands marching in Germany decrying the “Islamization” of the west.