Strife in France continues

I’ve been following the riots in Paris, though somewhat loosely due to time constraints. It’s terrible to see the violence that is happening, and worse that the government has seemed thus far unable to constrain it. MSNBC reports tonight:

France will impose curfews under a state-of-emergency law and call up police reservists to stop rioting that has spread out of Paris’ suburbs and into nearly 300 cities and towns across the country, the prime minister said Monday, calling a return to order “our No. 1 responsibility.”

The tough new measures came as France’s worst civil unrest in decades entered a 12th night, with rioters in the southern city of Toulouse setting fire to a bus after sundown and pelting police with gasoline bombs and rocks.

More at the link.

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