The State of the Suburbs: Is France at its Ferguson Moment? (part 1)
The Paris suburbs are the scene of violence and anger in the wake of the alleged sexual assault and beating by police of a 22-year-old black man. The police investigation of the behaviour of its own officers in Aulnay-sous-Bois has cleared them of a deliberate attack. Does France have a problem with police violence and profiling? After the protests and riots following police brutality in the United States, is France having its own Ferguson moment?