Борьба с французской безысходностью

Пока горели французские города, другие страны жестко оценивали сложившуюся ситуацию. Посольства опубликовали предупреждения туристам и проживающим во Франции гражданам своих стран, а в информационных программах часами транслировались кадры горящих машин. Правительства других государств, похоже, стараются дистанцироваться от проблемы, опасаясь возможного распространения инфекции на их страны.

Однако мэры городов по всей Европе отреагировали более умеренно, чувствуя и демонстрируя солидарность с оказавшимися в тяжелом положении французскими коллегами. Они знают, что их города также уязвимы к городскому насилию, поскольку в них существуют зоны социального неравенства, включая маргинализованных молодых людей

Особенность ситуации во Франции заключается в том, что бунт направлен против государства и в частности против полицейских сил. В отличие от недавних беспорядков в Великобритании, носивших межэтнический характер, конфронтации во Франции столкнули их участников лицом к лицу с полицией. Действительно, эти беспорядки не носят определенного религиозного или этнического характера, поскольку в них принимают участие молодые люди различной этнической принадлежности.

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