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Latest update : 2013-05-12

Christiane Taubira's 'historic' speech

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira passionately defended the French government's gay marriage and adoption bill before Parliament today. Many internet users compared the speech to previous historic moments in the French National Assembly, such as Simone Veil's plea for abortion rights in 1974 and Robert Badinter's speech in favour of the abolition of the death penalty in 1981.

By James CREEDON

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2015-07-02 Egypt

Egypt cracks down on media

In MediaWatch in the France 24 Debate, we take a look at Egypt's crackdown on freedom of speech.

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2015-07-02 caricature

'Hands off Les Guignols'

A social media campaign is gathering pace to protest the potential axing of a popular political satire show in France, "Les Guignols de l'info". Also, a look at the debate in the...

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2015-07-01 Greece

Crowdfund Greek media instead of Greek debt!

As a crowdfunding project raises almost one million euros to help Greece, we look at the limits of such an initiative. Meanwhile, a project to help the Greek media also creates...

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2015-06-30 Greece

#CrowdfundGreece

We take a look at some analysis of the Greek bailout crisis and also a crowdfunding initiative to help!

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2015-06-29 Greece

Is Alexis Tsipras playing with fire?

MediaWatch delves into the latest on the Greek debt crisis, as capital controls are enforced and a referendum on proposed bailout terms is to be held next Sunday. Some...

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