Nahel Merzouk

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What is happening in France?

The shooting of Nahel Merzouk by French police sparked days of protests and riots across the country.

According to the BBC, thousands have been arrested, shops have been looted and hundreds of vehicles have been set alight.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll explain what led to this uprising, and its political consequence for French President Emmanuel Macron.

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