Video Assault Thrusts a Black Man, and French Police, Into Spotlight

A music producer believes he’d be in jail unjustly if not for a video showing how the police beat him. Instead, he is now in the eye of a political storm in France.

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4 Officers in France Are Charged Over Beating of a Black Music Producer

Opposition to a provision that restricts circulating images of on-duty police officers had ballooned over the past week, sending tens of thousands of protesters into streets around France.

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