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    DEBATE - Hero or criminal? Support for French jeweler goes viral (part 2)

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    Amid a wave of sometimes violent jewellery store hold-ups, there are now 1.6 million "likes" on a Facebook page in support of a 67-year old Riviera jeweller who has been charged with murder after shooting one of his assailants in the back. The French are fed up with crime and the far-right is riding the wave of indignation against attackers who are increasingly younger and more violent. Francois Picard and his panel discuss crime and cyberactivism.

    Cyril RIZK, Head of the Statistics Division, National Observatory for Crime;
    Marie-Cecile NAVES, Researcher and Political Scientist, specialized in Neo-Conservatives and the Tea Party. Author of "The end of the Neo-Conservatives?”
    Philippe MOREAUX CHEVROLET, Columnist, Le Nouvel Observateur;
    Thibault de MONTBRIAL, Attorney at the Paris Bar.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel and Christopher Davis

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