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Grisly killing of tailor brings Hindu-Muslim tensions to a head in India

By France24
30 June 2022   |   1:57 pm
We look at reactions in the French press to the verdict of the "trial for the history books" – that of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks. Also, Indian papers react after the brutal murder of a tailor sparks Hindu-Muslim tensions. Finally, Californian authorities restitute beachfront land to the descendants of a Black couple, a century after it was seized.

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