Why Amiens Turned Violent

The violence that erupted in the northern French city of Amiens the night of August 13th has brought France and the rest of the world into a state of shock. While violence this extreme is rare, the events are not random but the result of a long struggle in the northern part of the city […]

Conflict in Amiens: In Brief

The nights of violence seem to have finally been calmed. One hundred additional police were deployed to Amiens, leading to the first relatively peaceful night in Amiens this week. In the northern French city of Amiens, violent riots broke out Monday night and into Tuesday morning. In the North neighborhood of the city, about a […]