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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.

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Latest update : 2014-08-21

Racism, riots and police violence: USA under scrutiny

The family of Michael Brown is calling for the arrest of the police officer who shot him dead. Meanwhile, the actions of the police on the streets are being called into question, and the Missouri National Guard has been sent to Ferguson. How has this American story come to be? What are the factors that led to the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by an officer whose pledge was "to serve and protect"?

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By Mark OWEN

Our guests

Nicole BACHARAN

Historian and political commentator, Associate researcher at Stanford

Estelle GBENOU

Consultant in Sustainable development, Permanent mission of Central African Republic to the United Nations

Clément THERY

Doctor in sociology, Columbia University

William TERRILL

Professor at the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University

Tef POE

Rapper and Protest Organiser

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2014-11-27 colonialism

Hollande and Africa: French president speaks to France 24

On the eve of his trip to Ebola-stricken Guinea and the weekend summit of Francophone nations in Senegal, Hollande speaks to France 24, RFI and TV5 about home-grown jihadists,...

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2014-11-26 Christians

The Pope's wake-up call: How to kickstart 'haggard' Europe (part 2)

On his arrival in Strasbourg the Pope received a rousing welcome... before proceeding to roast the EU. Pope Francis used the opportunity to draw attention to rising nationalism...

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2014-11-26 Pope Francis

The Pope's wake-up call: How to kickstart 'haggard' Europe

On his arrival in Strasbourg the Pope received a rousing welcome... before proceeding to roast the EU. Pope Francis used the opportunity to draw attention to rising nationalism...

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2014-11-25 Barack Obama

After Ferguson: What's broken in America?

It was a predictable decision followed by a predictable reaction. Riots in Ferguson, Missouri greeted the grand jury's refusal to issue an indictment against the police officer...

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2014-11-25 Barack Obama

After Ferguson: What's broken in America? (part 2)

It was a predictable decision followed by a predictable reaction. Riots in Ferguson, Missouri greeted the grand jury's refusal to issue an indictment against the police officer...

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