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Has France's interior minister gone too far? (Part 2)

France’s Manuel Valls may be three times more popular than his own president but now left-wing youth are calling for the interior minister’s head after the deportation of a Roma schoolgirl to Kosovo: the 15-year-old was whisked away under the eyes of her classmates on a field trip. Has the man who bills himself as an antidote to France’s far-right gone too far?

  • Ismail MANSOURI, National Secretary, Socialist Party youth movement
  • Laurent PINSOLLE, Spokesperson for "Debout La République"
  • Nicholas VINOCUR, Political correspondent for Reuters in Paris
  • Matthieu TARDIS, General Secretary, Migrants' Association "France Terre d'Asile"

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    Programme prepared and produced by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers, and Christopher Davis

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2017-08-18 Spain

Spain attacks - Can Europe prepare for vehicle-ramming terror attacks?

The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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