France needs to ‘rethink the relationship’ between the police and citizens

France needs to ‘rethink the relationship’ between the police and citizens

As despair mounts among France’s overworked police force, FRANCE 24 speaks to criminologist Mathieu Zagrodzki about the frustration that has seen law enforcement take to the streets in protest against an increasing work load and extra hours. French President François Hollande meets with representatives of police unions on Wednesday after more than a week of […]

Several French citizens ‘unaccounted for’ amid Gabon’s post-electoral violence

Several French citizens ‘unaccounted for’ amid Gabon’s post-electoral violence

France expressed concern on Monday about the safety of several of its nationals following violence in its former colony Gabon triggered by a disputed presidential election. Fighting erupted in Gabon last week after the announcement of a slim victory for incumbent President Ali Bongo. At least six people have been killed and more than 1,000 […]