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Ferguson and the question of race in the US media
30/11/2014 - International media

Ferguson and the question of race in the US media

This week once again saw violent scenes on the streets of Ferguson, Mississippi in the United States following the decision not to press charges against a white police officer who shot a young black ...
29/11/2014

French press review 29 November 2014

There's one story dominating the websites of Libération, Le Monde and Le Figaro this morning and that is the election of the leader of the opposition UMP ...
The reenactment of the exhibition of the embalmed body of African-born philosopher Angelo Soliman in the Vienna Natural History Museum in the18th century
28/11/2014 - France - South Africa

Protesters stop Exhibit B ‘human zoo’ performance at Paris theatre

Protesters stopped the controversial Exhibit B performance at a Paris theatre on Thursday evening, accusing it of being racist and exploitative.
A tableau from Exhibit B
27/11/2014 - France - United Kingdom - South Africa

Protests against ‘racist/anti-racist’ Exhibit B spread to France

France’s culture minister and the mayor of Paris have spoken out in defence of Exhibit B, the performance that was closed in London after protests accusing it of being racist.
The victims were studying oenology in Bordeaux
26/11/2014 - France - China

French men jailed for attack on Chinese wine students

In France three men aged 21-23 have been jailed and fined for attacking a group of Chinese exchange students last year.
French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira
25/11/2014 - France - USA

Ferguson riots product of US racism, French justice minister

France's black Minister of Justice Christiane Taubira on Tuesday tweeted several angry comments about the killings of black youngsters in the United States

Demonstration in Paris, with more than 5000 participants.
22/11/2014 - France

Far Right success dampens anti-racist group's 30th birthday

The French anti-racism group SOS Racisme marks its 30th anniversary today.
21/11/2014 - France

Jean-Marie Le Pen to appeal to European rights court over Roma racism conviction

The Paris court of appeal on Thursday upheld a fine of 5,000 euros against Jean-Marie Le Pen, honorary president of the far-right Front National for implying Roma were thieves.
A Roma family in a shanty town
13/11/2014 - France - European Union

French politicians cheer European social tourism ruling

French politicians from most parties have hailed a European court decision to allow France and other European Union member states to clamp down on supposed “social tourism”.

06/11/2014

French press review 6 November 2014

Obama's loss of both houses to the Republicans, Hollande reaches the half-way point in his five-year term, racism in the French football and the cost of the French refugee system dominate the front ...
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