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Why Europe riots

What’s behind the rise of gang violence across Europe?

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

  Montpellier

 

A spectre is haunting Europe. In France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium and even Switzerland, the rule of law is being challenged by the rule of gangs. Disaffected young people cut off from society feel nothing but nihilistic contempt for it. Higher temperatures and social media are creating a heated summer.

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