Protests erupt in Paris over alleged beating and rape of a black man by police
Anti-police protests in Paris entered their second week, spreading from the city’s suburbs to downtown neighborhoods. The alleged beating and rape of a young black man set off solidarity rallies with demonstrators calling for greater police accountability. All four officers involved in the alleged assault have been indicted.
The incident has captured the country’s attention, making police reform a campaign issue ahead of an already closely-watched national election.