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Worst riot in decades engulfs Paris

France’s most violent urban riot in a decade engulfed central Paris on Saturday as “yellow vest” activists torched cars, smashed windows, looted stores and tagged the Arc de Triomphe with multi-colored graffiti. By – cbc.ca Scroll 4Video Protesters angry about rising taxes and the high cost of living clashed with French riot police, who closed off some of the city’s ...

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Paris mayor demands black feminist festival that ‘prohibits’ white people be banned

The Paris mayor, Anne Hidalgo, has called for a black feminist festival in the French capital to be banned, saying it was “prohibited to white people”. The first edition of the Nyansapo Festival, due to run from 28-30 July at a cultural centre in Paris, bills itself as “an event rooted in black feminism, activism, and on (a) European scale”. Via: theguardian.com Four-fifths of ...

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France: No-Go Zones Now in Heart of Big Cities

“There are several hundred square meters of pavement abandoned to men alone; women are no longer considered entitled to be there. Cafés, bars and restaurants are prohibited to them, as are the sidewalks, the subway station and the public squares.” – Le Parisien. Via: Yves Mamou “For more than a year, the Chapelle-Pajol district (10th-18th arrondissements) has completely changed its face: groups of ...

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