Mass riots in French cities

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  • Why are people protesting in France - and why is there a history of rioting?
    An expert tells Sky News that this week's rioting in Nanterre and other French cities are "nearly well-rehearsed" following decades of tension with police.
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    The French have a slighter longer experience with mass immigration than us, due to the influx of migrants who moved to France from former French colonies, specifically Muslim migrants. And it's never worked.

    From what's been shown, it looks like the French police were out of order to shoot the kid, but as French suburbs are like our inner cities, ie complete no-go zones, is it any wonder the French police are trigger happy?

  • The French love a good riot, joking aside, this is not the first time a Traffic Cop has opened fire over the recent years they can do it apparently if drivers fail to stop or drive off.

    Yes they do have a serious problem a virtual no go areas on large estates where many Migrants have settled , not a place to go for a sightseeing wander, last time I was in central Paris was bad enough with pickpockets, muggers and buggers all over the place, we won't be doing that again

  • That's what comes of having a weak gutless President. France is not being governed. Macron has failed and is presiding over anarchy.. The country needs a strong President with balls whose not afraid to face down the anarchists and looters and win..

    The Voice of Reason

  • they can do it apparently if drivers fail to stop or drive off.

    Is that right? It seems an extreme response to a traffic violation. Shoot at the tyres, maybe, but not at the person, unless they have a gun themselves, of course.

  • Is that right? It seems an extreme response to a traffic violation. Shoot at the tyres, maybe, but not at the person, unless they have a gun themselves, of course.

    When Police stop a person or a vehicle they don't know what can happen or what is in it or who the driver is, a simple traffic offence could end up with a violent confrontation or the driver tries to drive off many a Police Officer has been run over , shooting at tyres is for the movies .

    I did read something about a number of Police Officers opening fire as the driver tries to make a get away in the last few years

  • That's what comes of having a weak gutless President. France is not being governed. Macron has failed and is presiding over anarchy.. The country needs a strong President with balls whose not afraid to face down the anarchists and looters and win..

    Macron is gutless, yes, but there have been many before him.

    As I said the other day, the problems are long-standing, going all the way back to the mass migration from the ex-French colonies in North Africa. The migrant, Muslim population has never fitted into French culture, and the French have hardly been overjoyed by having such a massive alien presence in their midst.

    These riots could be the tipping point where the French decide that enough is enough, the migration hasn't worked and they start to clear their suburbs and expel the foreign population.

  • When Police stop a person or a vehicle they don't know what can happen or what is in it or who the driver is, a simple traffic offence could end up with a violent confrontation or the driver tries to drive off many a Police Officer has been run over , shooting at tyres is for the movies .

    I did read something about a number of Police Officers opening fire as the driver tries to make a get away in the last few years

    But driving off is not a capital offence, Fred. Mind you, it’s one way to get these scumbags off the streets when court sentences are so lenient.

    It’s hardly cricket, though, is it?

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    A little bit of background here.

    But the racism argument doesn’t explain the revolting farmers and the striking workers. Rioting seems to be part of France’s culture these days.

  • But driving off is not a capital offence, Fred. Mind you, it’s one way to get these scumbags off the streets when court sentences are so lenient.

    It’s hardly cricket, though, is it?

    I never said it was yes it is one way of making the streets safter, however this young boy has no convictions but is known to the Police according to the press , but if their law is the same as here it is an offence not to stop for Police or drive off when being spoken to by Police

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    A little bit of background here.

    But the racism argument doesn’t explain the revolting farmers and the striking workers. Rioting seems to be part of France’s culture these days.

    Striking is part of their culture.

    But you have this coming on top of recent protests at Macron's wish to raise the pension age, which set off many people. So, I suspect it's different groups all coming "together" to cause chaos.

  • Is that right? It seems an extreme response to a traffic violation. Shoot at the tyres, maybe, but not at the person, unless they have a gun themselves, of course.

    If you're stopped by the police (and in particular an armed officer) you've got to be a few sandwiches short of a picnic if you try and make a dash for it. If you roll the dice you increase the odds of this kind of thing happening. Nobody deserves to get killed for a traffic violation but had that kid followed instructions he'd still be alive.

    There seems to be a growing trend of defiance when it comes to facing off against the police.

    Too many people decide that being a cocky arsehole is the order of the day, become deliberately and increasingly obstructive, experts on their human rights and try to provoke a response while a mate films everything on their phone.

    It's one reason why I could never have been a copper - I can only take so much of someone's bullshit before the urge to take the gloves off kicks in.

    What's now happening in France in response crossed the line a couple of nights back. I'd have the army on the street by now carrying live rounds. The 'let it run it's course' approach hoping it'll settle down hasn't worked, so what other choice do they have?

  • What's now happening in France in response crossed the line a couple of nights back. I'd have the army on the street by now carrying live rounds. The 'let it run it's course' approach hoping it'll settle down hasn't worked, so what other choice do they have?

    That's what I was thinking, Rusty. The wokes won't like the soldiers getting involved.

  • The French have a slighter longer experience with mass immigration than us, due to the influx of migrants who moved to France from former French colonies, specifically Muslim migrants. And it's never worked.

    And the UK should take note because this is where we are heading.

  • France is suffering from their Open Door "porous borders" immigration policy. Too many immigrants. -------------- This could easily happen in the UK as our government is far too soft on illegal immigration.. It's a fact that areas of cities in the UK have been taken over by immigrants who have no respect for law and order or the indigenous residents, turning those areas into familiar Ghettos similar to what they are used to..

    It's all very well for the Labour Champaign Socialists telling everybody that the country needs immigrants, they don't have to live anywhere the Ghettos.

    The Voice of Reason

  • the problems are long-standing, going all the way back to the mass migration from the ex-French colonies in North Africa.

    It’s done wonders for their national football team.

    Celebrate it, Anticipate it, Yesterday's faded, Nothing can change it, Life's what you make it

  • Macron is gutless, yes, but there have been many before him.

    As I said the other day, the problems are long-standing, going all the way back to the mass migration from the ex-French colonies in North Africa. The migrant, Muslim population has never fitted into French culture, and the French have hardly been overjoyed by having such a massive alien presence in their midst.

    These riots could be the tipping point where the French decide that enough is enough, the migration hasn't worked and they start to clear their suburbs and expel the foreign population.

    For many years i have been saying that this is coming, not long until it happens here.

    Then the lefties will be crying in their muesli.

    Did your parents have any children that lived.

  • We are seeing it everywhere with our own eyes. Over this last few years, our road has changed considerably. It was full of people who were born here, but now there are more people from abroad than natives, and each time a property is sold, more people from abroad buy them.

    They are not poor, either. As soon as the house is vacated, they gut it and turn it into the house that they want.

    At least we are lucky - they are all very nice people, and they want to fit in. Personally, I don't mind this - what I mind is that by taking in so many people from abroad, the natives get left behind. We need some balance, which we don't have right now.

    It seems that in France, they have allowed a situation to occur where the migrants have been allowed to be housed altogether in ghettos. That means they don't mix with the natives - some may not even speak the language. That has happened here in some places, and it's causing similar problems here. We must learn from this.

  • The situation with all those antisocial migrants has been going on for years in France.. Macron has turned a blind eye to the dangers and now France is in danger of becoming a lawless state. It's time the coward Macron was replaced by someone who has balls enough to clamp down on those migrants who are destroying the country.

    The Voice of Reason

  • It seems that in France, they have allowed a situation to occur where the migrants have been allowed to be housed altogether in ghettos. That means they don't mix with the natives - some may not even speak the language. That has happened here in some places, and it's causing similar problems here. We must learn from this.

    What do you propose OB. Should we go into the ghettos and forcibly relocate some people into other areas? Who do we choose and where should we put them?

    There is a saying that didn’t come about for no reason which is “birds of a feather flock together”.

    When the British ex-pats live in Spain they tend to live in and around each other forming a sort of British quarter. The main difference being the lack of crime and trouble this brings with it even though not many attempt to speak Spanish.

    Maybe it’s because British people are first world citizens but we are importing third world citizens and the two are essentially incompatible.

    Celebrate it, Anticipate it, Yesterday's faded, Nothing can change it, Life's what you make it

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