UK Riots Bring Back Memories in France

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Source: Deutsche Welle

Clichy sous Bois is a mere 15 kilometers (nine miles) outside of Paris, but it feels worlds apart. To get there from central Paris, you have to take the metro, then a suburban train and finally a bus.

Of the 30,000 people who live in Clichy sous Bois, one of the country's notorious banlieues, the suburban ghettos outside of big French cities, almost 75 percent have less than 800 euros ($1,150) to live on each month. But poverty is not the biggest problem.

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