The 51%

Outcry as director Roman Polanski faces new rape allegation

THE 51 PERCENT
THE 51 PERCENT FRANCE 24
By: Fraser JACKSON | Annette Young Follow | Gaëlle ESSOO | Stéphane BERNSTEIN
13 min

In this edition, protesters disrupt the French premiere of Roman Polanski's latest film following a new rape accusation made against the director. Also, we take a look at the debate here in France over the ban of women wearing the Muslim headscarf or hijab in government offices and schools. We speak to American journalist, Karina Piser, who has reported extensively on French secularism.