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Far-right magazine's racist cover targets French Justice Minister


'Minute' is a French far-right magazine and it's latest cover has drawn criticism from across the body politic. Christiane Taubira, of French-Carribean origin, is compared to a monkey. Is it "satire" - as 'Minute' is likely to argue - or blatant racism? Also, is this part of a broader trend where magazines are opting for shocking covers in order to create controversy and sell more copies? Finally, a look at some François Hollande look-a-likes.

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