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Macron and Kagame meet to repair strained ties over Rwandan genocide

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Remembering Philip Roth

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Film show: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story', 'Angel Face' and 'Peeping Tom'

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Iraq: Children of Fallujah try to rebuild their lives

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Philippines moves towards allowing divorce

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'We are seeking a new deal', Pompeo advisor says on Iran

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Hugh Coltman serves up a New Orleans-inspired musical gumbo

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-08-07

Morocco: The King, the paedophile and the people

The King who for the first time ever changed his mind, the case of a Spanish paedophile pardoned by King Mohammed VI outraged his subjects, the Moroccan people, to such an extent there are still unprecedented demonstrations in the streets Mark Owen and his panel discuss whether they could be waking up to the possibilties of another Arab Spring.

  • Michael KIRTLEY, Independent journalist and Producer of The World Memory Film Project
  • Sonia TERRAB, Journalist and author of Shamablanca, Editions Seguier (2011)
  • Aida ALAMI, Freelance Reporter
  • Driss Alaoui Mdaghri, Former Moroccan Minister of Communication
  • Khalid BADDOU, Civil society actor

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