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French demonstration draws parallel to George Floyd protests

1 month ago   |   By Politico

PARIS - A large crowd gathered Tuesday evening in the French capital to protest a medical report that seemingly exonerated law enforcement over the 2016 death of a black man in the Paris region, a case that has been likened to that of George Floyd in the United States.
Adama Traoré was 24 when he died after being taken into custody and gendarmes reportedly used what was described as an “abdominal tackle” on him. Last Friday, a court-ordered medical report found that he didn't die from asphyxiation but from a cardiac condition, seemingly exonerating the officers.
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