The head of France’s opposition UMP party has proposed legislation that would revoke automatic citizenship for children born in France of illegal immigrants, leading to accusations of flirting dangerously with the resurgent far-right National Front.
Thursday was the seventh national LGBT day in Algeria, a country in which homosexuality is illegal. FRANCE 24 spoke with Amelle, an Algerian lesbian who hides her sexual preference rather than risk prison time and familial shame.
A French court has dismissed allegations that police identity checks on 13 minorities were racially motivated. Rights groups are calling for a system to monitor the number of individuals police stop on the street, as well as why they are stopped.
Fifty years after the end of Algeria’s bloody war of independence, President François Hollande is visiting France's former colony amid new hopes of reconciliation. The question on Algerian minds is whether France will offer an apology.
While France has been pushing for a military intervention in northern Mali, Algeria has been less than enthusiastic. Can French President François Hollande manage a diplomatic breakthrough during his visit to Algeria next week?
Blasting former French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s controversial immigration policies as “random and discriminatory,” new French Interior Minister Manuel Valls (pictured) has called for more objective procedures, a move welcomed by immigrant groups.