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PARIS RIOTS SPREADING (8th Night of Violence and Burning)
World News Australia ^ | 4.11.2005. 18:34:50 | staff

Posted on 11/04/2005 12:32:54 AM PST by Southack

PARIS RIOTS SPREADING 4.11.2005. 18:34:50

Rioting around Paris has worsened with gangs attacking police and firefighters in defiance of a government vow to crackdown on the violence, which has plagued the capital for over a week.

Fresh rioting broke out on the outskirts of Paris — in the city's poorest and mainly immigrant suburbs — for the eighth straight night on Thursday.

Around 1,300 police officers were mobilised in the north-eastern suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis, while more than 30 people were arrested in the area.

Buses, fire engines and police were stoned and five policemen were reported injured.

Police said more than 160 cars were torched overnight in the Paris region and 33 in the provinces, a day after around 315 vehicles were burnt in the city’s Ile-de-France region.

One of the worst incidents took place at Neuilly-sur-Marne where police vans came under fire from pellet pistols, but nobody was reported hurt.

A fire was started in a primary school in Stains, as police were targeted by a group of 30 to 40 people near a synagogue.

Paris firemen were called to fight a blaze at a carpet warehouse in Aulnay-sous-Bois in Seine-Saint-Denis.

Traffic was halted on a suburban commuter line which links Paris to Charles de Gaulle airport after stone-throwing rioters attacked two trains.

The clashes have gained territory every night since they began last Thursday, exposing what critics say is a failure of the government to address the problems of low-income, high-immigration suburbs where crime and gangs run rampant.

In a worrying sign similar rampages broke out elsewhere in France.

Police said several cars in the eastern city of Dijon were set alight, while similar attacks took place in the western Seine-Maritime region and the Bouches-du-Rhone in the south of the country.

Government defiant

French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, who cancelled a trip to Canada to tackle the crisis, said the violence was "unacceptable".

He vowed that authorities would not give in to the violence and would make restoring order their "absolute top priority".

"I will not allow organised gangs to make the law in the suburbs," he said.

President Jacques Chirac on Wednesday called for calm, warning that an escalation would be "dangerous".

The riots were sparked last week by the accidental electrocution of two teenagers who had hidden in an electrical sub-station to escape a police identity check in Clichy-sous-Bois.

A preliminary report released by the interior ministry on Thursday appeared to exonerate police of any direct role in the teenagers' deaths.

But as the unrest continued the opposition Socialist Party and many in the suburbs themselves blamed the hardline policies of Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy for fanning the violence.

Mr Sarkozy, who on Thursday said the total number of people arrested was over 140, vowed a "war without mercy" on crime and rebellious youths in the suburbs just before the rampages erupted.

The conservative minister, who has ambitions of running for president in two years, has drawn criticism for his tough rhetoric, especially for referring to delinquents as "rabble".

On Thursday, he claimed that recent rioting "was not spontaneous, it was perfectly organised — we are looking into by whom and how."

Low income suburbs

France has 751 neighbourhoods officially classed as severely disadvantaged, housing a total of five million people, around eight percent of the population.

The recent violence has exposed simmering discontent in those suburbs where African and Muslim immigrants and their French-born children are trapped by poverty, unemployment, racial discrimination, crime and poor education and housing.

Unemployment is these areas is often twice the national rate of 10 percent, and per capita incomes 40 percent below the national average.

Thursday night was the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a night traditionally marked by feasts and family get-togethers.


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French blogs as well as Iranian President Ahmadijine are apparently calling for all Muslims in France to riot in 700 towns throughout France tomorrow night (Friday) now that Ramadan has ended (Thursday).

1 posted on 11/04/2005 12:32:56 AM PST by Southack
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To: Southack

Hmmm

AND IRANIAN...did anyone catch that?


2 posted on 11/04/2005 12:35:37 AM PST by silentknight
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To: silentknight

Iranian President Ahmadijine are apparently calling for all Muslims in France to riot


3 posted on 11/04/2005 12:35:57 AM PST by silentknight
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To: silentknight

He just needs a warm water port where children can play on the beach...


4 posted on 11/04/2005 12:37:03 AM PST by WestVirginiaRebel (The Democratic Party-Jackass symbol, jackass leaders, jackass supporters.)
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To: Southack

They should lock and load live rounds and kill as many as possible . Deport the survivors and their entire families....


5 posted on 11/04/2005 12:38:50 AM PST by injin
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To: injin

They will soon get bored of rioting. Terrorist attacks will be next on the table in France. Give it time.


6 posted on 11/04/2005 12:39:44 AM PST by silentknight
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To: Southack

Amish and Baptists outta control?


7 posted on 11/04/2005 12:43:52 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 1 John 4:15, John 11:25, John 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13)
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To: Southack
police were targeted by a group of 30 to 40 people near a synagogue.

See...it was the Jews all along.

8 posted on 11/04/2005 12:45:08 AM PST by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: ncountylee
"Police said more than 160 cars were torched overnight in the Paris region and 33 in the provinces, a day after around 315 vehicles were burnt in the city’s Ile-de-France region."

More than 500 cars have been torched in France in 2 days...that's 100 times more cars burned in France than in Iraq in the same timeframe...and the police and liberal news media are calling Thursday in France "calm" compared to Wednesday while the blogs are calling it calm compared to what's coming up tomorrow (Friday Nov 4) night.

9 posted on 11/04/2005 12:49:11 AM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Southack

You wouldn't happen to have a link to the blogs or to the statement by the Iranian President, would you? It would make wonderful ammunition against those who insist that the riots were caused by poverty.


10 posted on 11/04/2005 12:49:43 AM PST by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: Southack

Will the Euro-Dhimmis finally open their eyes? How long until they beg the US for aid?


11 posted on 11/04/2005 12:52:51 AM PST by Sterm26 (Indict....no, HANG Joe Wilson!)
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To: Southack

It is truly amazing that this has been allowed to continue this long.

It can't be appeased. It has to be taken down in no uncertain terms. Weakness will only incourage them to push further.


12 posted on 11/04/2005 12:59:01 AM PST by DB (©)
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To: Southack
If only the French had not invaded Iraq none of this would've happen,,,,,DO'H!!!

Amish and Baptists outta control?

Maybe it's a radical sect of Lutherns. You know how they like to hammer stuff on doors.
13 posted on 11/04/2005 1:01:39 AM PST by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned.)
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To: Southack

They've got Paris surrounded! What happens to France's nukes if they surrender?


14 posted on 11/04/2005 1:02:16 AM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Southack

France should think about organizing an army. Oh forget it. That would take too long. "Chirac, call your buddy Kofi". Oh forget it. He only wants to go where he won't get hurt. Okay, raise the white flag, the symbol of France.


15 posted on 11/04/2005 1:06:10 AM PST by taxesareforever (Government is running amuck)
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To: LibWhacker

they are really not interested in nukes, they know that if they use nukes, the us will obliterate them completely. besides, why use an escalation of weaponry when their tactics seem to be working just fine? france is gone, if not quite yet in hard terms, in spiritual terms, she is gone. muslims are now calling the tune. as an aside, i really have to congratulate them on such impressive tactics, seemingly born of nothing, yet they bring the west to its knees with just a bunch of yutes. amazing.


16 posted on 11/04/2005 1:07:15 AM PST by son of caesar (son of caesar)
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To: silentknight

You bet...I wonder if Chirac is now finally figuring out that Iran is truly part of the axis of evil. I would love for him to eat major crow on his lame attitude toward terror and fanatical muslims. Everything the French have done in recent years to oppose America is now coming back to haunt them in spades.


17 posted on 11/04/2005 1:07:24 AM PST by goresalooza (Nurses Rock!)
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To: Southack
and the police and liberal news media are calling Thursday in France "calm" compared to Wednesday while the blogs are calling it calm compared to what's coming up tomorrow (Friday Nov 4) night.

I saw some news clips of the Paris Police working the riots. When they weren't taking wine and brie breaks, they were intimidating the mooslim vermin with 'non-lethal' weapons.

Seems to be working real well. (/sarc)

18 posted on 11/04/2005 1:08:44 AM PST by cowboyway (My heroes have always been cowboys.)
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To: LibWhacker

Great question! I always wondered why France, so "pacifist and so forgiving and understanding and anti-war" would require nukes. I only hope they are secured better than ours seem to be.


19 posted on 11/04/2005 1:09:29 AM PST by goresalooza (Nurses Rock!)
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To: son of caesar

This is what the Left wants in the USA. For some insane reason, they want the Islamo-fascists to win, not caring that they would be first against the wall.


20 posted on 11/04/2005 1:10:55 AM PST by Sterm26 (Indict....no, HANG Joe Wilson!)
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To: Southack

QUAGMIRE!


21 posted on 11/04/2005 1:11:03 AM PST by Clemenza (In League with the Freemasons, The Bilderbergers, and the Learned Elders of Zion)
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To: Southack

Someone once said that he/she loved everything French. However, the writer said he could never understand France's use of : 1. The Guillotine, 2. The French Foreign Legion, & 3.Devils Island.
Perhaps a reestablishment is timely.


22 posted on 11/04/2005 1:14:17 AM PST by poetknowit
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To: Tarantulas

I was just thinking the same thing.


23 posted on 11/04/2005 1:18:30 AM PST by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: Southack

Links please !!!


24 posted on 11/04/2005 1:28:50 AM PST by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: injin

Well said.

This is beyond civilian police control. The French should have called out their military days ago and done this.

But they, like us, are prisoners of our own foolish rhetoric, equating this vicious international cult with real religions.

Rest assured we are next, as soon as the islamic population here reaches a critical mass.


25 posted on 11/04/2005 2:02:10 AM PST by ZULU (Fear the government which fears your guns. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: ZULU
Not yet, right now they are still trying to change our culture....

baltimore.

Of course add this to the muslim-only public pool time they have gained in Seattle and the calls to prayer in Hamtra..whatever that place in Michigan is...

26 posted on 11/04/2005 2:12:12 AM PST by MarMema
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To: Southack
As I recall it, France did a lot of pooh-poohing the President and clucking its tongue at the United States for looting in New Orleans after a massive natural disaster struck. AFP used words like "chaos", "anarchy", and "hell" to describe the situation in New Orleans.


Well, well, well.........
27 posted on 11/04/2005 2:42:58 AM PST by baystaterebel (http://omphalosgazer.blogspot.com/)
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To: LibWhacker
"They've got Paris surrounded! What happens to France's nukes if they surrender?"

I say we take off and nuke the whole site from orbit. Only way to be sure...

28 posted on 11/04/2005 2:43:05 AM PST by Caipirabob (Democrats.. Socialists..Commies..Traitors...Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Sterm26
This is what the Left wants in the USA. For some insane reason, they want the Islamo-fascists to win, not caring that they would be first against the wall.

The Islamfascists are simply a tool of the left against Christianity and Judiasm. Once the religious faithful are destroyed there are no moral barriers against full implementation of the evils of Socialism and Communism. They they can put the Islamofascists in Gulags and releasae those who are willing to serve them on other fronts.

29 posted on 11/04/2005 2:48:26 AM PST by Caipirabob (Democrats.. Socialists..Commies..Traitors...Who can tell the difference?)
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To: goresalooza; Deetes; poetknowit; DB; Southack; Clemenza; WestVirginiaRebel; MarMema; ...
The French could learn something from their Syrian friends, who had deal with their own problems when the Muzzies started acting up.

Roust 'em!

30 posted on 11/04/2005 3:06:53 AM PST by Do not dub me shapka broham
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To: Caipirabob

I believe you but I think this time, they may have bitten off more than they can chew. The islamists will murder every socialist/communist they can get their hands on.

This sort of happened in Iran. The communist/socialists use the radical islamists to get rid of the moderates and those who really wanted a more enlightened govt, then the islamists started killing the commie/socialists as fast as they could.

Only here could they survive.

Islamists make poor political bedfellows.


31 posted on 11/04/2005 3:07:34 AM PST by cajungirl (no)
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To: Southack

Looks like war to me. When are the French going to get it?


32 posted on 11/04/2005 3:09:39 AM PST by Always Right
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To: son of caesar
i really have to congratulate them on such impressive tactics, seemingly born of nothing, yet they bring the west to its knees with just a bunch of yutes. amazing.

You could probably disguise things better if you learned how to use your shift key.

33 posted on 11/04/2005 3:13:18 AM PST by Stentor
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To: Southack

What a shame the french are such wussies !


34 posted on 11/04/2005 3:16:28 AM PST by ATOMIC_PUNK (secus acutulus exspiro ab Acheron bipes actio absol ab Acheron supplico)
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To: injin

"They should lock and load live rounds and kill as many as possible . Deport the survivors and their entire families...."

You're aware that this story is about France, right?


35 posted on 11/04/2005 3:19:21 AM PST by RavenATB (Patton was right...)
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To: goresalooza

"I wonder if Chirac is now finally figuring out that Iran is truly part of the axis of evil."

Iran...and France...


36 posted on 11/04/2005 3:21:11 AM PST by RavenATB (Patton was right...)
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To: Always Right

"Looks like war to me. When are the French going to get it?"

Don't use that "war" word, or million's of white flags will be popping out of windows all over France.


37 posted on 11/04/2005 3:23:44 AM PST by RavenATB (Patton was right...)
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To: Clemenza

"QUAGMIRE!"

Hilarious!


38 posted on 11/04/2005 3:24:34 AM PST by RavenATB (Patton was right...)
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To: Southack; All
Is Paris Burning? ( Religion of Peace® Alert )
Click the picture:


39 posted on 11/04/2005 3:25:47 AM PST by backhoe
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To: Southack

This "disadvantaged" excuse is just a ruse by the msm. In England, these vermin were collecting up to $80,000/yr. in welfare benefits, and what the Blair government got in return was 55 dead Englishmen in the bus bombings. This is not about economics. It's about militant Muslim jihad. But to the Left, the only thing to fear in this world is Christians. Weird.


40 posted on 11/04/2005 3:26:16 AM PST by kittymyrib
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To: Southack
Government defiant

French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, who cancelled a trip to Canada to tackle the crisis, said the violence was "unacceptable".

President Jacques Chirac on Wednesday called for calm, warning that an escalation would be "dangerous".

Typical French. Their capital is being burned to the ground and the strongest response that the govt. will muster is complaining and putting on a face of defiance. If the Islamics were to pull this kind of crap, it would be hunting season if the govt. response were this weak.

41 posted on 11/04/2005 3:28:42 AM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity ("Sharpei diem - Seize the wrinkled dog.")
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To: Southack

How long before the Dem talking points start blaming this on the President?...


42 posted on 11/04/2005 3:29:53 AM PST by tomnbeverly (Its time to spend some political capital... Ouch that has to hurt liberals.)
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To: Southack
France has 751 neighbourhoods officially classed as severely disadvantaged, housing a total of five million people, around eight percent of the population.

The recent violence has exposed simmering discontent in those suburbs where African and Muslim immigrants and their French-born children are trapped by poverty, unemployment, racial discrimination, crime and poor education and housing.

Unemployment is these areas is often twice the national rate of 10 percent, and per capita incomes 40 percent below the national average.

Typical media tripe. Being poor is not an excuse to trash your neighborhood and it sucks that the media tries to float this excuse, like they do with the Palestinians. Great message for the world: "Put them on welfare and up their benefits or they'll throw garbage and set things on fire."

43 posted on 11/04/2005 3:32:16 AM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity ("Sharpei diem - Seize the wrinkled dog.")
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To: silentknight

This is just the first step.The kikkings and bombings are coming later. They are now letting the "amatuers" test the waters, so to speak and see what the response the French authorties give.Also it is o see what tone the media takes.

When the time is right,the "professionals" will be issued the arms currently stored in the mosques and go to work.

The Jews in France should be getting very nervious, or,if they are smart, getting out.


44 posted on 11/04/2005 3:34:58 AM PST by sport
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To: F15Eagle

Appears to be that way, doesn't it?

WE all know, from listening to the alphetabet media organizations, that the followers of mohammad are peaceful.


45 posted on 11/04/2005 3:38:02 AM PST by sport
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To: ncountylee

See...it was the Jews all along.


8 posted on 11/04/2005 12:45:08 AM PST by ncountylee

And also it is President Bush's fault.


46 posted on 11/04/2005 3:39:36 AM PST by sport
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To: Sterm26

Will the Euro-Dhimmis finally open their eyes?

No.


47 posted on 11/04/2005 3:41:14 AM PST by sport
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To: Southack
Brian Kilmeade on FNC just interviewed Newsweek's Christopher Dickey (IIRC) on the rioting in Paris.

Dickey never used the word Muslim in the report. He mentioned the word "mosque" once, in reference to some leaders from a local mosque (where they presumably practice Islam) who were trying to intercede with the rioters.

48 posted on 11/04/2005 3:42:47 AM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: cajungirl

http://www.iranchamber.com/history/constitutional_revolution/constitutional_revolution.php


49 posted on 11/04/2005 3:43:36 AM PST by Do not dub me shapka broham
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To: Southack

Chirac
50 posted on 11/04/2005 3:46:43 AM PST by nevergore (“It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.”)
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