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France riots ease as mayors hold anti-violence rally

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BBC News

By Laura Gozzi

July 3, 2023

Riots in France appear to be calming, after five days of violent protests in response to the shooting of teenager Nahel M during a police traffic stop.

Sunday night saw violence subside and fewer arrests were made.

However, President Emmanuel Macron has asked the interior ministry to keep a “massive” police presence on the streets.

On Monday, mayors called for rallies to be held outside town halls to protest the violence and looting.

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