So far more than 800 people have been arrested and 3,500 vehicles torched, mainly in the working-class, high-immigration [GP translation – Muslim-populated] outer suburbs of Paris where unemployment is as high as 20 percent.
And just in case you didn’t think this was a planned tactic by Al-Qaeda…a bomb factory was found.
Meanwhile six youths, all aged under 18, were last night arrested in a raid on a building in Evry, south of Paris, during which more than 100 bottles, gallons of fuel and hoods for hiding rioters’ faces were also found.
Yet President “Neville” Chirac says “respect for all, justice and equal opportunity,” were needed to end the unrest, despite stating that it was an “absolute priority” to re-establish order. That rings as hollow as John Kerry saying if elected, he would “hunt down the terrorists,” in a tone of voice as if they were some abstract piece of art Teresa had purchased for him.