Valls and Taubira Unite Against Escalating Violence in Marseille

The cycle of violence in Marseille has existed for some time, but a recent crime wave has drawn international attention. Manuel Valls, Interior Minister, and Christiane Taubira, Justice Minister, went to Marseille on Friday to demonstrate the national government’s support in fighting the situation in Marseille. Samia Ghali, a Senator for Bouches-du-Rhône, a suburb of Marseille, […]

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 […]