France Violence: Violence continues for the third day in France over the death of a 17-year-old boy. Protesters have set vehicles, shops, schools on fire. 40 thousand policemen have been deployed to stop the violence. So far 875 protesters have been arrested. On Friday, French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said that the government was considering all other options, including imposing an emergency.
In fact, the opposition parties are demanding imposition of emergency to stop the violence. On Friday, journalists asked whether a state of emergency is possible? Born replied that I will not tell you now, but we are considering all options with a priority to restore law and order in the country.
President Macron called an emergency meeting
The prime minister visited a police station in Avery-Courcounes, south of Paris, on Friday. On the other hand, President Emmanuel Macron has called an emergency meeting. If a state of emergency is declared, authorities will be given more freedom to declare curfews, ban demonstrations, and give police more freedom to stop suspected rioters and search homes.
Emergency was also imposed in 2005
In 2005 too there were large scale riots in France. The government at the time declared a state of emergency after nearly two weeks of clashes. At the same time, Emergency was used in France for the first time since the 1950s.
this is the whole matter
On Tuesday 27 June, two police officers stopped a car on a street in Nanterre. During the argument, the police officer pulled out a pistol and shot Nahel, the driver, in the head. The driver ran the car fast and after going some distance became the victim of the accident. This was the reason of his death. After this incident, the police officer was suspended and he was taken into custody. Riots are happening for the last three days against this incident.
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