Skip to comments.The 751 No-Go Zones of France
Posted on 01/23/2015 9:35:45 AM PST by Perseverando
[Author's note: Please note that the update of Jan. 16, 2013 substantially changes my understanding of the ZUS.]
They go by the euphemistic term Zones Urbaines Sensibles, or Sensitive Urban Zones, with the even more antiseptic acronym ZUS, and there are 751 of them as of last count. They are conveniently listed on one long webpage, complete with street demarcations and map delineations.
What are they? Those places in France that the French state does not fully control. They range from two zones in the medieval town of Carcassonne to twelve in the heavily Muslim city of Marseilles, with hardly a town in France lacking in its ZUS. The ZUS came into existence in late 1996 and according to a 2004 estimate, nearly 5 million people live in them.
Comment: The proliferation of ZUS suggest that the French state no longer has full control over its territory. (November 14, 2006)
Nov. 28, 2006 update: For an insight into how bad things are, the police in Lyons demonstrated on Nov. 9, denouncing "violence against the forces of order." Things have reached a pretty sad state when the police have to demonstrate in the streets against the criminals.
Jan. 5, 2008 update: In a remarkable statement, Michael Nazir-Ali, the Pakistani-born bishop of Rochester, writes in the Daily Telegraph about the situation in Great Britain:
there has been a worldwide resurgence of the ideology of Islamic extremism. One of the results of this has been to further alienate the young from the nation in which they were growing up and also to turn already separate communities into "no-go" areas where adherence to this ideology has become a mark of acceptability. Those of a different faith or race may find it difficult to live or work
(Excerpt) Read more at danielpipes.org ...
Umm, only 751 Zones in France containing 5,000,000 people. What could go wrong??
(Sorry guys, looks like several of the links are in French.)
The term "target rich environment" is crowding out all other thoughts right now!
Yet the Mayor of Paris is going to sue Fox News for even mentioning the no-go zones? I guess she’ll sue in the Jesters Court of Modern Media and win.
Someone sent me some pictures of Marseilles filled with muzzies but, can’t find them. Can someone post them if they have them? The pictures illustrate the Third World conditions they bring with them.
Secure the marked area, allow no one in or out then toss in some Bubonic plague. Wait. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
A Google search shows maps.
The link above shows links to all maps, too.
Under the column marked "carte"
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