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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2015-12-30

Freedom of speech in jeopardy, ten years after Mohammed cartoons controversy

Since the controversy sparked by the cartoons of Prophet Mohammed ten years ago, freedom of speech in Europe has been losing ground. That’s the point of view of Flemming Rose. He was culture editor of the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in 2005, when he commissioned the cartoons that would set parts of the Muslim world ablaze.

Earlier this year, after the deadly attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, our correspondent in Denmark met with Rose, as well as two other key figures in the cartoons controversy. All of them need lifelong protection because of assassination attempts and death threats.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett

By Malcolm BRABANT

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2018-09-21 Focus

Britain’s Labour Party: No home for Jews?

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2018-09-20 Focus

Austria restricts immigration and hampers integration

Immigration is on the menu as EU leaders gather in the Austrian city of Salzburg. But the issue is also high on the domestic agenda. Austria's coalition government, made up of...

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2018-09-19 Focus

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In 2015, a political crisis in Burundi sparked deadly violence. Since then, more than 400,000 Burundians have fled the country, some of them to Kenya. But even there, many still...

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2018-09-18 Focus

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This summer, Mexico's Caribbean coast has looked nothing like a dream holiday destination. Dozens of tons of algae have been covering the turquoise waters and soft sandy beaches...

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2018-09-17 Focus

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On September 13, Spanish lawmakers approved a controversial decree to exhume the remains of the late dictator Francisco Franco. He is buried at a giant basilica near Madrid which...

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