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Latest update : 2013-06-07

Death of anti-fascist activist: France's far-right in the crosshairs

His name was Clément Méric. He was a 19-year-old student in political sciences and a left-wing activist. On Wednesday night, he was beaten to death in central Paris by what appears to be a gang of far-right youngsters. His death has prompted a wave of indignation and comes on the heels of a very heated debate on gay marriage. Also this week: Nicolas Sarkozy crossed the Channel and hinted at a political comeback.

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  • Gregory Viscusi, Reporter, Bloomberg News;
  • John Keating, Chief Correspondent, Kuwait News Agency.

Prepared by Marc Perelman and Léa Berdugo.

By FRANCE 24

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