In the Paris suburb of Nanterre, thousands of people have taken to the streets to remember a 17-year-old boy killed by police during a traffic stop. Nahel M was shot at close range in the chest and the incident was caught on video, sparking unrest across France and a police crackdown. Thousands of people have been arrested, and cars and buildings across the country are burning. As protests rage, will the police be held accountable, and will there be justice for Nahel?
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- Yasser Louati (@yasserlouati), head of the Justice & Liberties For All Committee
- Natacha Butler (@natachabut), Paris correspondent for Al Jazeera English
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