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Thursday, November 03, 2005

PARIS INTIFADA - DAY 7

AP/YAHOO/(hat tip CUANAS):
In a seventh consecutive night of skirmishes, young people threw rocks at police Wednesday in six suburbs in the Seine-Saint-Denis region north of Paris — about a 40-minute drive from the Eiffel Tower. ... The violence, concentrated in neighborhoods with large African and Muslim populations, has highlighted the difficulties many European nations face with immigrant communities feeling marginalized and restive, cut off from the continent's prosperity and, for some extremists, its values, too. Muslim leaders at Clichy-sous-Bois' mosque, meanwhile, prayed for peace and asked parents to keep teenagers off the streets ... The violence cast doubt on the success of France's model of seeking to integrate its large immigrant community — its Muslim population, at an estimated 5 million, is Western Europe's largest ...
UPDATE:
BBC: "Rioting youths opened fire on police and set dozens of vehicles ablaze in a seventh night of violence in Paris. In escalating scenes of unrest, four shots were fired while gangs besieged a police station, set fire to a car showroom and threw petrol bombs. "

When will it stop? How will it stop? Scroll down. AND STAY TUNED...

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