World Jun 15

France backs off chokehold ban, adds stun guns for police

France's government is testing stun guns for wider use and backing off a ban on police chokeholds after French police staged protests around the country last week. The government says it will allow chokeholds until a better immobilization tactic emerges,…

World Jun 09

Anger and activism grow over abuse by French police

Virus containment measures have made tensions even worse between police and marginalized residents of France's low-income neighborhoods, many of whom are Arab or black and trace their roots to former French colonies.

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