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Politico.eu.com | France deploys 40,000 police as Macron seeks to avoid 2005 riots rerun, 29 June national security
On Thursday, Macron again called for calm after 180 people were arrested overnight, public buildings were attacked, and a tram set alight in a Paris suburb.
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And then there's the situation in the banlieues. In recent years, things have been relatively calm despite predictions that tensions would rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. The government says this is, in part, due to greater access to jobs under Macron and more investment in poorer suburbs.
F24 | Live: French policeman formally placed under arrest over teenager's killing
The 17-year-old victim, identified only as Nahel M., was shot at point-blank range by a police officer on Tuesday morning in the Paris suburb of Nanterre. He was driving a yellow Mercedes in Nanterre when he was pulled over for traffic violations. Police initially reported that he was shot after driving his car at police, but this was contradicted by a video that rapidly went viral across social media and was later authenticated by AFP.
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by Cat on Thu Jun 29th, 2023 at 06:04:16 PM EST
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