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Bangalore Palace
04/02/2016 - India

India: Tanzanian student attack brings charges of ingrained racism

A Tanzanian student was attacked by a mob in the Indian city of Bangalore on Sunday. The young woman was stripped and paraded in front of onlookers.

African press review 8 January 2015

In today's African press review, Kenya is banning preachers and sex talks from its televisions, while a teacher is convicted of radicalising children.
French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve (L) speaks during a press conference during a visit to Ajaccio on December 30, 2015 on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica
30/12/2015 - France-Corsica

Goverment appeals for unity to reign in Corsica violence amid nationalism debate

France's Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has condemned the wave of anti-Muslim violence gripping Corsica since Christmas.
Ajaccio's prosecutor Eric Bouillard (L) and Departemental Director of Public Safety (DDSP) Patrice Vaiente (R) at a press conferrence in Ajaccio on Sunday
28/12/2015 - FRANCE

Two questioned over Corsica violence as demonstrations continue

Two young men have been detained in connection with the attack on firefighters that sparked Islamophobic protests on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on Christmas Day.
Béziers mayor Robert Ménard
27/12/2015 - FRANCE

Far-right French mayor slams Muslims protecting churches at Christmas

A far-right French mayor has sparked controversy with a tweet slamming Muslims who symbolically "protected" churches from terror attacks on Christmas day as "arsonists protecting ...
Demonstrations outside the préfecture in Ajaccio on Saturday
27/12/2015 - FRANCE

Demonstrations banned in Corsican district after Muslim prayer room attack

Police on Sunday stopped about 300 demonstrators entering the housing estate in Corsica where a Muslim prayer room was trashed on Friday following an attack on police and firefighters.
The prayer hall that was attacked in Ajaccio, Corsica
26/12/2015 - FRANCE

Mob attacks Muslim prayer hall in Corsica

A Muslim prayer hall on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica was ransacked by a mob who tried to set fire to copies of the Koran on Friday

Police clear school students from Paris's Champs Elysées after a demonstration
19/12/2015 - FRANCE

Teenagers sue Paris police for sexual, racial harassement

Eighteen French teenagers are suing police in a Paris district for systematic racist and sexual harassment over a period of two years in a rare case of young people taking on the authorities in ...
A file photo shows a man looking closely at the door with the message "Omar m'a tuer" (Omar killed me) in the courtroom in Nice, January 31, 1994.
06/11/2015 - France

New DNA could unlock one of France's most famous murder mysteries

The case of Omar Raddad, an illiterate Moroccan gardner convicted of killing his wealthy employer in 1991, could be reopened after new DNA strands were discovered at the scene of the crime in Mougins near Nice.

31/10/2015 - France

Thousands participate in march against racism

Thousands of people attended the ‘march of dignity’ rally that was held in Paris on Saturday to protest against racism, police heavy-handedness and injustice.