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lord patch
02-11-2006, 01:40 PM
http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2006/01/48618.php

How rap music was blamed for the Paris riots


Clichy-sous-Bois, the impoverished and segregated north-eastern
suburb of Paris where the two men lived and where the violent reaction
to their deaths began, was a ticking bomb for the kind of dramatic
social upheaval we are currently witnessing. ...A simple gesture of
regret could go a long way towards defusing the tensions for now. The
morning after the gassing of the mosque, a young Muslim woman summed up
a widespread feeling: "We just want them to stop lying, to admit they've
done it and to apologise." -- NAIMA BOUTELDJA -- "The Explosion in the
Suburbs: Paris is Burning"

"Samedi soir, au moment de la rupture du jeûne (vers 18h30), les 400 CRS
et gendarmes, dont une partie vient de Chalon s/saone, sont sortis un
peu partout dans la cité du Chêne pointu. Comme à l’accoutumée, il
s’agissait d’encercler - "de boucler" - le quartier. Don quichottisme
policier : en cohorte, à la façon des légions romaines, au pas de
course, visière baissée, bouclier au bras, et flashball à la main, ils
parcourent les rues une à une contre des ennemis invisibles....Pourquoi
cette démonstration de force alors même que les rues étaient
particulièrement calmes ?" -- Antoine Germa -- "Clichy-sous-Bois : zone
de non-droits ou zone d’injustices ?"

audio download: MP3 at 8.3 mebibytes

http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/straight_outta_clichy.mp3

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45999.php


On 27th October 2005, teenagers Zyed Benna and Bouna Traore climbed into
an electrical sub-station in the Parisian banlieue of Clichy-sous-Bois,
and were electrocuted.

Their deaths sparked three weeks of riots that tore across France, and
ignited a debate that could have serious repercussions for freedom of
speech and for French rap music.

Weeks after the riots politician François Grosdidier filed a petition
signed by 200 French MPs to bring legal action against seven French rap
acts, for inflammatory lyrics and 'hatred of France'.

Annie Mac investigates the story of how rap took the blame for the
French riots…
Related links:
Radio1: Westwood
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/urban/westwood/

1Xtra: Hip hop shows
http://www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra/hiphop/

BBC News: French riots timeline
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4413964.stm

Disiz La Peste official site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/radio1/onemusic/documentaries/060130_clichy.shtml/ext/_auto/-/http://disizlapeste.artistes.universalmusic.fr/

Fonky Family official site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/radio1/onemusic/documentaries/060130_clichy.shtml/ext/_auto/-/http://www.fonkyfamily.com/upgrade.html

La Rumeur Records official site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/radio1/onemusic/documentaries/060130_clichy.shtml/ext/_auto/-/http://www.larumeur-records.com/

Supreme NTM official site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/radio1/onemusic/documentaries/060130_clichy.shtml/ext/_auto/-/http://www.supreme-ntm.com/home.htm

Dernier Pro official site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/radio1/onemusic/documentaries/060130_clichy.shtml/ext/_auto/-/http://www.dernierpro.com/

lord patch
1: en fins (clichy-sous bois)bmixdistortion dub

http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/en_fins__clichy-sous_bois_.mp3

see also:

"Yes. I believe there's a high potential for the spread of this type of
rebellion and rioting in other parts of Europe. ....There's a large
number of Muslims and Africans living clandestinely in Italy going from
one place to another looking for jobs. But they're being treated very
viciously by the police, very suspiciously by the public, and they're
not able to sustain themselves. That also is a prime population ready to
revolt at any moment."--Behzad Yaghmaian

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45749.php

or

http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/09/1538216

and


... Well, I had a very eerie feeling of déjà vu. And you'll forgive me,
Amy, for being haunted by the first page of Black Boy, my father wrote,
when at four years old he felt left out, and they were poor, and he was
hungry, and nobody was paying attention to his brother and him. And he
wandered listlessly about the room. And he stood before the shimmering
embers, fascinated by the quivering coals. And a new idea of a game grew
and took root in his mind. Why not throw something into the fire and
watch it burn? ... julia wright

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45747.php

or


http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/09/1538211

and


"The victims should be the subject of the story if we have any kind of
compassion at all as human beings. When we reach this stage, I think,
you know, journalism ceases to perform its function. What we should be
doing is challenging authority, ...You know, Amira Hass, the very fine
Israeli journalist, a friend of mine, we were discussing the purpose of
being a foreign correspondent about two years or so ago, and I was going
on about, you know, “We write the first pages of history,” in my Brit
way. And she said, “No, Robert, our job is to monitor the centers of
power.” And we don't do that." -- robert frisk

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45774.php

and

http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/09/1538226

and


"Samedi soir, au moment de la rupture du jeûne (vers 18h30), les 400 CRS
et gendarmes, dont une partie vient de Chalon s/saone, sont sortis un
peu partout dans la cité du Chêne pointu. Comme à l’accoutumée, il
s’agissait d’encercler - "de boucler" - le quartier. Don quichottisme
policier : en cohorte, à la façon des légions romaines, au pas de
course, visière baissée, bouclier au bras, et flashball à la main, ils
parcourent les rues une à une contre des ennemis invisibles....Pourquoi
cette démonstration de force alors même que les rues étaient
particulièrement calmes ?" -- Antoine Germa -- "Clichy-sous-Bois : zone
de non-droits ou zone d’injustices ?"

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45602.php

or

http://lmsi.net/article.php3?id_article=477

and


Clichy-sous-Bois, the impoverished and segregated north-eastern suburb
of Paris where the two men lived and where the violent reaction to their
deaths began, was a ticking bomb for the kind of dramatic social
upheaval we are currently witnessing. ...A simple gesture of regret
could go a long way towards defusing the tensions for now. The morning
after the gassing of the mosque, a young Muslim woman summed up a
widespread feeling: "We just want them to stop lying, to admit they've
done it and to apologise." -- NAIMA BOUTELDJA -- "The Explosion in the
Suburbs: Paris is Burning"


http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45648.php

or

http://www.counterpunch.org/naima11072005.html

hit it:

http://seattle.indymedia.org/en/2005/11/249797.shtml

http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/7632.php

"Yes. I believe there's a high potential for the spread of this type of
rebellion and rioting in other parts of Europe. ....There's a large
number of Muslims and Africans living clandestinely in Italy going from
one place to another looking for jobs. But they're being treated very
viciously by the police, very suspiciously by the public, and they're
not able to sustain themselves. That also is a prime population ready to
revolt at any moment."--Behzad Yaghmaian

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45749.php

or

http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/09/1538216

and


... Well, I had a very eerie feeling of déjà vu. And you'll forgive me,
Amy, for being haunted by the first page of Black Boy, my father wrote,
when at four years old he felt left out, and they were poor, and he was
hungry, and nobody was paying attention to his brother and him. And he
wandered listlessly about the room. And he stood before the shimmering
embers, fascinated by the quivering coals. And a new idea of a game grew
and took root in his mind. Why not throw something into the fire and
watch it burn? ... julia wright

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45747.php

or


http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/09/1538211

and


"The victims should be the subject of the story if we have any kind of
compassion at all as human beings. When we reach this stage, I think,
you know, journalism ceases to perform its function. What we should be
doing is challenging authority, ...You know, Amira Hass, the very fine
Israeli journalist, a friend of mine, we were discussing the purpose of
being a foreign correspondent about two years or so ago, and I was going
on about, you know, “We write the first pages of history,” in my Brit
way. And she said, “No, Robert, our job is to monitor the centers of
power.” And we don't do that." -- robert frisk

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45774.php

and

http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/09/1538226


http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45749.php

http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45747.php

or

http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/09/1538211

http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/7632.php


2: en fins (clichy-sous bois): dub stereophonical


http://images.indymedia.org/imc/seattle/media/2005/11/249798.mp3


3: en fins (clichy sous bois): zone d’injustices ?" dbl the giver dub

http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/en_fins__clichy-sous_bois_dbl_da_giver___.mp3

and


http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45602.php

or

http://lmsi.net/article.php3?id_article=477

and

Clichy-sous-Bois, the impoverished and segregated north-eastern suburb
of Paris where the two men lived and where the violent reaction to their
deaths began, was a ticking bomb for the kind of dramatic social
upheaval we are currently witnessing. ...A simple gesture of regret
could go a long way towards defusing the tensions for now. The morning
after the gassing of the mosque, a young Muslim woman summed up a
widespread feeling: "We just want them to stop lying, to admit they've
done it and to apologise." -- NAIMA BOUTELDJA -- "The Explosion in the
Suburbs: Paris is Burning"


http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/11/45648.php

or

http://www.counterpunch.org/naima11072005.html


http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/onemusic/documentaries/060130_clichy.shtml


http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/straight_outta_clichy.mp3