Prime Minister: ‘Social and Ethnic Apartheid’ Plagues France

RT, January 20, 2015

The French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stressed the need to address the “territorial, social and ethnic apartheid” as well as “tensions that have been going on for years,” in a strongly worded indictment of inequality in French society.

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“These last few days have underscored a lot of evil that is gnawing at our country and challenges we must be equal to,” Valls told reporters in an address on Tuesday.

Valls emphasized France must prioritize fighting racism and discrimination in order to effectively combat the spread of extremism.

“The fight against hatred, anti-Semitism in all its forms, racism–these fights are absolutely urgent,” Valls said. The prime minister added that the young people who refused to participate in the nationwide minute of silence for victims of the attack “are symptoms of something that is not going well.”

“We have to look at all the divisions, the tensions that have been going on for years . . . the neglect of the suburbs, the ghettos, the social misery,” he added.

France is dotted with some 750 “sensitive urban zones” (ZUS), which are impoverished areas home to an ethnically diverse population of over five million. These neighbourhoods are characterized by a high percentage of public housing and high unemployment, which is often twice the national average.

In 2005, a string of riots erupted in many of these troubled suburbs, prompting the French government to declare a state of emergency.

Following the unrest, the government set aside some $55 billion for a nine-year renewal and reform program. However, the program has met with little success, and the ZUS continue to be hotbeds of criminal activity, which is frequently blamed on unemployment, low levels of education, and a hostile police force, as well as racial discrimination against the residents, many of whom are of North African descent.

Valls noted the need to fight against “the social misery” which “is compounded by the daily discriminations because someone does not have the right name, the right color of skin, or because she is a woman.”

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  • anony

    Valls needs to face the obvious: these ZUS areas are filled with people who will never assimilate, don’t want to assimilate, and need to be sent back to Africa.

    Hey Valls, stop lying to the people of France and to yourself. Face facts.

    • Daniel McGrath

      My guess is that the ZUS are full of Ak47’s and explosives too.

      The Prime Minister is coasting on it. I’d be sweeping through every ZUS with a fine tooth comb.

      • anony

        I’d be sweeping through with .50 cals. and chain guns.

      • Reynardine

        Absolutely. Where did those Charlie Hebdo attackers get RPG’s, grenades, and full-auto AK’s from anyway?

        • Daniel McGrath

          I’ve watched Gille Portecorvo’s Battle of Algiers.

          I noticed something obvious.

          The Algerians are blood thirsty murderous swine. They gunned down coppers. They bombed cafes. They generated mayhem. They will do it again.

          The French must expel the Algerians. By the Coffin or the Suitcase? No matter.

          • Reynardine

            The “torture” and “crimes against humanity” that leftist wave about as a hallmark of the Algerian conflict were predominately carried out by the FLN against the colonist Pieds Noirs.

            Later the French themselves starting fighting dirty, and that’s when all the protests against French “brutality” erupted.

            It was at this time as well that the Left started to hate Albert Camus, as Camus started to identify more and more with his pieds-noir family and their safety.

            The left regards any familial (and writ large racial) concern to be repulsive.

          • Daniel McGrath

            If you watch the film dispassionately it’s a real gut punch. The director actually made a film that could be used to support French Ethno-Nationalism.

          • Nonhumans

            Your last statement.. Only for whites.

    • Anna Tree

      Arabs are less than 10% of the population but do 54% of the crimes.
      Blacks are some 8% and do 8% of the crimes.
      French and Europeans are more than 80% but do only 18% if the crimes.
      loccident blogspot fr/2009/10/proportion-de-criminels-les-plus html

  • Daniel McGrath

    Go door to door kicking the doors off the hinges and sweep the apartments for weapons.

    Kill all resistors.

  • MekongDelta69

    Valls emphasized France must prioritize fighting racism and discrimination in order to effectively combat the spread of extremism.

    Yes – of course. The effete elites babble once again.

    Ban ‘evil ‘Islamophia,’ but don’t ban Islamic terrorists.

    Yep – makes perfect sense to me…

  • Social and Ethnic Apartheid Plagues France

    I certainly hope that’s true. For France’s sake, it better be true.

    Valls emphasized France must prioritize fighting racism and discrimination in order to effectively combat the spread of extremism. “The fight against hatred, anti-Semitism in all its forms, racism–these fights are absolutely urgent,”

    Now there’s the uninspiring gelding modern democratic-egalitarian-“rights”-obsessed white man I know and love so much. The only outrage they can work up against the Charlie Hebdo murders is that they’re a violation of some universalist-egalitarian tripe. It was a generic act of intolerance, that’s their big beef. As a matter of fact, that’s the way our establishment reacted to 9/11.

    France is dotted with some 750 “sensitive urban zones” (ZUS), which are impoverished areas home to an ethnically diverse population of over five million. These neighbourhoods are characterized by a high percentage of public housing and high unemployment, which is often twice the national average.

    Many of these are also No-Go Zones, and I’m sure you’ve already read the story about the Mayor of Paris wanting to sue Fox News because Fox News noticed things.

    • Daniel McGrath

      The French advice French citizens visiting St Louis, SF, Philly etc to avoid areas known to have groidal infestation. So this is quite funny. They gotta hate on Anglo’s more than they hate on Algerians I suppose.

      • Kenner

        They do. What is to them a sub-par culture came to dominate the world.

    • meanqueen

      750!!!

  • LHathaway

    There are plenty of opportunities still available to women enabling them to end ‘injustice’ and inequality’. Though the CEO gap has narrowed, the garbage collector gap has not budged one bit. No doubt, as a society, we’ll get right on that, even if it takes another 100 years.

  • Easyrhino

    “Prime Minister: ‘Social and Ethnic Apartheid’ Plagues France”

    If you swap the word Plagues” with the word “saves” then the title would be accurate.

  • Luca

    Good luck France, you imported all your problems and now you scratch your head looking for a solution while importing even more. You are not alone, but I can offer a solution. Recognize the root of your problem and reverse it. In other words, stop importing your destruction and start deporting it.

    • Daniel McGrath

      Stop Africanizing!

  • Pax Romana

    No, the actual cause of Islamic Terrorists in Europe (and in the US) are the sick, twisted minds of the white multiculturalists who intentionally placed them among us. Who despite repeated death and injury to our people, keep insisting that we must embrace a people that hate us and want to kill us.

    • adplatt126

      In other words, your government. : )

  • Frank_DeScushin

    So the French government imports hundreds of thousands antagonistic people with their own distinct culture, and then complains that the European man on the street isn’t doing enough to assimilate the unassimilatable. It obvious that European elites will never admit their mistakes or change course on their plan to fundamentally transform Europe.

    • IstvanIN

      It is always some White guy’s fault.

      • Daniel McGrath

        Someplace somewhere the social construct of Patrick Bateman or Mr Burns must be at fault.

      • B.A_2014

        It’s the only conspiracy theory we MUST believe.

        • LHathaway

          You can get fired if you don’t believe enthusiastically enough that white men are cause of everyone’s problems. They’re not very good detectives. . .

  • David Ashton

    Priority No 1 “Antisemitism in ALL its forms”? As in the Qur’an & New Testament?

    • anony

      Interesting that this full-throated rampage against “terrorism” in Europe has happened only since the killing of the “Charlie” folks and the attack on the kosher market.

      • Daniel McGrath

        It’s given the army and police the excuse to do what they wanted.

        I’m sure Inspector Pierre-oh-e-Hon had the Clean Sweep plan in his desk drawer ready for this moment.

        “Right boys, let’s get the African b’stards.”

        • LHathaway

          Sounds like a line from the movie, “Children of Men”.

  • Simonetta

    What’s ironic is that there are at least 5 million people in the USA who would love to live in Paris. And would be willing to do the jobs that the Muslims do as long as they have the 35-hour work-week, full-health care, low-cost college and vocational education that they aren’t going to be getting when they graduate with $100,000 debts from American universities. And most of them would make a passing attempt to learn French language and even pretend to be French, more-or-less. At least they wouldn’t be going out in the evening burning everybody’s cars or beating up elderly people seen coming out of synagogues.

    • Nonhumans

      French really isn’t terribly difficult to learn. It just sounds funny when you already have a southern draw.

  • italian guy

    This is clearly an attack toward the identity of the natives of France, this traitor is implying that the natives should give up their rights as an ethnic group and be assimilated and therefore destroyed by outsiders, yet he thinks he has the moral high ground for advocating something like that, can’t believe there are so many people with that warped mentality around.

    • Daniel McGrath

      He should face a mob of sans culottes.

  • IstvanIN

    Generations yet unborn will still be paying the price, whether in large or small installments, depending on how long it takes for the West to jettison Utopianism and come to grips with reality.
    Dr. Thomas Sowell, 01/20/2015.

  • Daniel McGrath

    That mayor should be prostrated and drummed out of office and exiled to Tangiers. Get rid of him.

  • Cid Campeador

    This PM needs to go immediately. Send him to Kandahar to live.

  • Sick of it

    “Valls emphasized France must prioritize fighting racism and
    discrimination in order to effectively combat the spread of extremism.”

    So this joker’s plan is to do precisely what will cause more terrorism in the future? Submission.

  • dd121

    It couldn’t even remotely be thought to be “apartheid” if they weren’t in your country in the first place.

    • David Ashton

      Algerie Francaise, ou France Algerienne?

  • B.E.L.

    When are governments going to learn, It has absolutely nothing to do with money. You can throw as much money as you want at brown and black people and guess what? They will still behave like third world people.

    • Daniel McGrath

      No. They wil still desire to kill white men and rape white women, no matter what you do. It’s like watching a demented person self harm.

  • IKUredux

    Once again, we ask? What, exactly, is the point of diversity? What, exactly, is the point of multiculturalism? And, the only answer a rational person can come up with is: To destroy the White race. Occam’s razor.

  • WR_the_realist

    It’s the usual story. The diversity kills some people or causes some other sort of major mayhem and the grand solution by the government is to go after the “racists” complaining about it.

  • phillyguy

    all of these elitist European politicians can talk all they want, in the very near future a nationalist European leader will emerge and will prevail.

    • jayvbellis

      One is already here.

      Vladimir Putin.

  • B.A_2014

    If there was only one white man left in the entire world, the diversity would still be moaning about how the white man keeps him down.

    Why aren’t they fleeing this appalling oppression. This is truly an unprecedented event in human history with millions of black, Brown and yellow people running into the arms of their oppressors.

    • LHathaway

      “Racism, discrimination, and “social misery” are all to blame for terrorism”

      It’s so bad, the only humane thing to do is keep them out. That’s probably true, but not for the reasons anyone cares to admit.

    • KenelmDigby

      Well said.

  • KenelmDigby

    Manuel Calls is not even a real Frenchman.
    He is of immigrant Spanish stock.

    Anyhow, he’s got it absolutely band completely wrong. Immigration and nothing but immigration was and is responsible for the wave of terror plagueing France.
    Dysfunctional paupers were imported and they are acting like dysfunctional paupers.

  • If it was funny, you’d have to laugh at the proposals to just do “more of the same” as they have been doing for the last 60+ years to try and solve the problems they have caused.

    Guess what? It will not work. But hey, they are trapped in their own dogmas now and cannot change. They are not going to admit failure, so they will keep on banging that square peg through that round hole.

    On that basis, why not keep on hammering it (white guilt etc) down people’s throats – I am sure they are going to love it even more! (sarcasm!).

  • Fredrik_H

    Our governments would sooner put cameras in public restrooms in order to stop terrorism than doing the sensible thing and start a repatriation program.

  • rechill

    Don’t like it? Go. The. Hell. HOME!

  • Roninf9

    ‘Social and Ethnic Apartheid’ Plagues France

    No. Millions of non-French 3rd World invaders and the Globalist Elites that import them plague France.