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Latest update : 2010-10-29

Simmering Fury in the French Suburbs

Five years ago, the deaths of two teenage boys sparked three weeks of violent riots in the French city suburbs. Thousands of people were wrested and 200 millions euros worth of damage was caused. Has anything changed? Or are France’s urban areas still a ticking time bomb waiting to explode?

  • Olivier FERRAND, President, Terra Nova
  • Fabienne KELLER, UMP Senator, Bas-Rhin, Former mayor of Strasbourg
  • Alec HARGREAVES, Director of the French institute at Florida State University

Program prepared by Perrine Desplats and Charlotte Oberti.

 

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François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

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