The overall experience of French people of colour, particularly young adults, is becoming increasingly precarious in their interactions with the police.
Newly proposed French national security bill has triggered protests, criticism from journalists, citizens and other human rights activists, because it will make it harder to document cases of police brutality.
Dozens arrested at new Paris protest against security law which critics fear it could erode press freedom and make it more difficult to expose police brutality.
Union says prosecutors must charge music producer Michel Zecler "for the acts of rebellion" or resisting arrest while he was being attacked by police officers.
Four officers have been charged for racist abuse and violence after they attacked music producer Michel Zecler in his studio. Two of the officers are behind bars while the other two are out conditional release.
Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz says judicial authorities wanted to make sure that three police officers did not have any contact with one another and that they could not exert any pressure on witnesses.
Protesters clash with police as tens of thousands rally against state violence and a controversial bill that would restrict sharing images of law enforcement officers.
Dismantling of Place de la Republique camp comes a week after authorities evacuated migrants without any relocation from makeshift shelters in northern suburb Saint-Denis.
Albertville police in southeast France raided the homes of four 10-year-old Muslim students because they did not approve of the caricatures of Prophet Muhammad.
The attacker fled the scene after the shooting outside the church in Lyon, seriously wounding a Greek Orthodox priest, police said earlier.
The French government's policy of 'deradicalisation' is sowing the seeds of hatred in wider French society, as the country's Muslims have become usual suspects.
French anti-terror prosecutors said they were treating the assault as "a murder linked to a terrorist organisation" and related to a "criminal association with terrorists".
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