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#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

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Headed for war? Israel-Gaza conflict flares despite truce talks

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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-01-17

Calais: a no-man's land for migrants

MediaWatch looks at how the French president's stance on immigration is being viewed. Emmanuel Macron's visit to Calais has put the issue firmly in the spotlight. Some say he's veering too far to the right of the political spectrum. On the other side of the Channel, there are suspicions he could strong-arm the UK into a deal to take in more refugees.

By Emma JAMES

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2018-08-09 Charli James

#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

An online movement encourages women to upload images of themselves defying Iran's compulsory veil law. Plus: Filmmaker Michael Moore has a new politically-charged documentary...

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2018-08-08 Charli James

Argentinians raise voices on social media ahead of abortion vote

We look at how people in Argentina are using social media to make their voices heard ahead of the historic vote on whether or not to legalize abortion. Plus, China's war on...

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2018-08-07 Emma JAMES

Infowars' social media battle

Does social media have a duty to protect free speech or should it stop the spread of conspiracy theories? Infowars and Alex Jones have seen accounts blocked and videos and...

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2018-08-06 Emma JAMES

Tributes to the ‘Chef of the Century’

"Chef of the Century" Joël Robuchon has died at the age of 73. He leaves a lasting culinary legacy, but it's his signature mashed potatoes that everyone is talking about. Plus,...

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2018-08-03 Emma JAMES

Brexit in Brégançon - diplomacy or disappointment?

The UK Prime Minister is dropping in on the French President at his holiday retreat, aiming to shore up support for her plan for Brexit. There's widespread scepticism as to...

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