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French Court Clears Police in Case That Sparked 2005 Riots

A French court has acquitted two police officers accused of failing to help a pair of teenagers who were electrocuted 10 years ago. Their deaths sparked widespread rioting in France at the time and still resonates today. Sebastien Gaillemin and Stephanie Klein were cleared of charges of ‘non-assistance of an individual in danger’-- for failing to prevent the 2005 deaths of 15-year-old Bouna Traore and 17-year-old Zyed Benna.  The teens were electrocuted as they hid in a power...

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