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06/12/2014

French press review 6 December 2014

A French union leader is accused of wasting his members’ money on internal decoration. Artists take up the climate change fight. French activists demonstrate against police violence.
French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira going to a cabinet meeting
05/12/2014 - France

Another far-right French councillor fined for comparing Justice Minister Taubira to monkey

A French local councillor has been fined 3,000 euros for comparing France’s black Justice Minister Christiane Taubira to a monkey in a tweet. He says it was just a joke.

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.
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