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Latest update : 2011-07-28

Should France stay colour-blind?

In a bid to fight discrimination, fact-finding lawmakers return from Washington calling on the French to measure their growing ethnic diversity, but the constitution says that's racial profiling and advocacy group SOS Racisme calls on France to remain colour-blind.

Leila LEGHMARA, city of Colombes municipal councilor (New Centre party), Member of ANELD fact-finding mission.

Hadrien LENOIR, National bureau member, SOS Racisme.

Salima BELHADJ, France 24 journalist.

Shirley J. WILCHER, Executive Director, American Association Affirmative Action.

Alec HARGREAVES, Director of the French Institute at Florida State University.

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