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Wave of homophobic violence sweeps France

Homosexuals targeted as part of growing wave of violent protest against bill allowing marriage for all.

Last Modified: 12 Apr 2013 10:40
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In France, there is concern that the fierce debate over a new law introducing gay marriage is spilling over into violence.

The French Senate is voting overnight on the bill, to pass it back to the National Assembly for a second reading.

One gay rights group says it has received sixty complaints of anti-gay hatred in Paris in one week. And the image of one of the victims has shocked the nation.

Al Jazeera's Tim Friend has the story.

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