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Latest update : 2013-07-26

Roma controversy: the mayor and Hitler

Summer is here and so are the recurring tensions over the Roma and the so-called "travelling people" in France. Several mayors have complained about caravans illegally set up on football pitches and other public spaces. Tensions boiled over this week in Cholet, where a mayor muttered that "Hitler did not kill enough" Roma, prompting a wave of outrage. Also this week, former budget minister Jérôme Cahuzac is still a lightning rod three months after he left the government.

On the set:

  • Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI;
  • Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine.

Prepared by Marc Perelman and Léa Berdugo.

By FRANCE 24

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