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Crime A sister's fight: Assa Traoré, a figure in the fight against police violence (Part 2)

22:20  30 june  2020
22:20  30 june  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

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La manifestation parisienne du 2 juin à l’appel du comité la Vérité pour Adama a rassemblé plusieurs dizaines de milliers de personnes. © SIPA / LEWIS JOLY The Paris demonstration on June 2 at the call of the Truth for Adama committee gathered dozens thousands of people.

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Summary:

Since 2016, Assa Traoré has been waging a legal battle to demonstrate the responsibility of the police for the death of her brother. At the head of the "Truth for Adama" committee, she regularly mobilizes her relatives and activists in the neighborhoods.

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In the wake of anti-racist demonstrations after the death of George Floyd, the fight of Assa Traoré takes on another dimension. On June 2, despite the ban on assembly, it brought together tens of thousands of people in Paris against police violence.

Who is Assa Traoré? How has it established itself in the media landscape in France? Response in Source code, in two episodes, with two journalists from the Parisian: Jean-Michel Décugis (Police Justice service) and Maïram Guissé (Île-de-France investigation cell).

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