Behind the Façades in France: What expats and the mainstream media (French and American alike) fail to notice (or fail to tell you) about French attitudes, principles, values, and official positions…
Sunday, February 05, 2006
Over 1,000 people demonstrate in Paris on a Sunday to protest the publishing of cartoons considered to be offensive to Islam. The procession runs from Nation to Bastille and lasts almost 4 hours. When it is all over, the Paris police admit that they do not know who organized the spontaneous mass demonstration (advance notices are normally required for all manifs).