Five of Five: "France Bans Public Protests Over Cartoons"

Jason Ditz: “There will be strictly no exceptions,” cautioned Interior Minister Manuel Valls, saying that any demonstrations will be broken up by security forces. France had previously closed a number of embassies across the Muslim World fearing protests.  The position of the government is odd, however, as they had publicly spurned calls to censor the ...

Five of Five: "France Bans Public Protests Over Cartoons"

Jason Ditz: “There will be strictly no exceptions,” cautioned Interior Minister Manuel Valls, saying that any demonstrations will be broken up by security forces. France had previously closed a number of embassies across the Muslim World fearing protests.  The position of the government is odd, however, as they had publicly spurned calls to censor the ...