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F R A N C E

  1. 1. FRANCE<br />Done by: BehLian Yao<br /> Chiang KokFuan<br /> Sarah Koh<br /> Ho Yik Cheung<br />
  2. 2. Negative Background in France<br />Negative perceptions of French society towards Islam<br />Racial and Social discrimination on immigrants<br />
  3. 3. 2005 riots<br />Started on 27 Oct 2005<br />Organized by mostly unemployed teenagers<br />Riots spread to cities, urban and rural areas<br />Protesters resort to violence against the police<br />State of emergency started on 8 Nov 2005 and ended on 4 Jan 2006<br />2 killed<br />
  4. 4. Triggering event of 2005 riot<br />On 27 Oct 2005, a group of teenagers running away from police as they think that they had been chased after.<br />Police stated that they had been called in to investigate on break-in and not really after them.<br />3 teenagers hid in a power substation which resulted 2 being electrocuted and 1 being hospitalized from electro shock.<br />
  5. 5. Continue…<br />Long before the triggering event, there is a underlying unhappiness among the society.<br /> The triggering event is just an indication of unhappiness boiling over. <br />
  6. 6. 2006 riots<br />unemployment rate is high<br />contrat première embauche(CPE) was introduced<br />help create more jobs to lower unemployment rate<br />youths were unsatisfied with the policy<br />
  7. 7. Some of the instances in singapore<br />High unemployment rate<br />Increasing in crime rates<br />Discriminating against minority groups<br />
  8. 8. Solution to the Problems<br /> Education( both parties )<br />Create more jobs<br /> Strengthen racial harmony<br />
  9. 9. Reference<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_civil_unrest_in_France<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_youth_protests_in_France<br />

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