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Why an Indian Ocean island has become a battleground in French politics

3 March 2024

11:00 AM

3 March 2024

11:00 AM

A tiny island in the Indian Ocean is the latest battleground in France’s immigration debate. High immigration into Mayotte, a French territory where around 80 per cent of people live below the poverty line, is leading to a debate over what it means to be a French citizen. The row may cause France to upend its constitution.

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