. French suburbs are burning. How a teen’s killing is focusing anger over police tactics « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ABC NEWS – The killing also has raised questions about whether France has failed to move on since it was wracked by weeks of urban rioting in 2005. The shooting of the teen, identified as Nahel, was captured on video and shocked the country. It stirred up long-simmering tensions between police and young people in disadvantaged neighborhoods. It also prompted calls for a thorough overhaul of the conditions governing the use of weapons by police. Thirteen people were killed in police shootings last year after not complying with orders during traffic stops, according to police.

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