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'Toxic climate': Outcry grows in France after police filmed beating music producer

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A video of police beating a black music producer in Paris triggered outrage and condemnation on Thursday, leading to the suspension of several officers and a public backlash that drew in French World Cup football stars. The incident comes after a string of high-profile probes into police violence and as concern grows over new legislation proposed by the government that would restrict the right of citizens to film and publish images of police on duty. FRANCE 24's International Affairs Commentator Douglas Herbert tells us more.

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