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Papers sound the alarm about discrimination against gypsies

In today’s French papers, a continuing focus on Al Qaeda in the Maghreb after their assassination of a French citizen came to light last weekend, the case of eight dead babies found in the north of France and a backlash in the pages Libération and Le Monde against a government meeting looking into the “behaviour of gypsies”. THURSDAY, 29th JULY 2010

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Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Le Monde: “From Mali to Somalia, the new Islamist threat in Africa”
 
France Soir and Le Parisien lead with the tragic story of eight babies’ bodies found in the garden of a home in northern France. The suspected parents have been taken into custody.
 
Libération and Le Monde defend the rights of gypsies in their pages today after a much-criticised government meeting yesterday examining their “behaviour”.
 
Le Figaro leads with a photo of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on the set of Woody Allen’s film, “Midnight in Paris”.

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