Then, my mom made a good point, she said "How else would they get the governments attention? Write a letter?! The government would never read a letter!"
And I thought about it, and she's right. I say they have a right to riot, not very many people stood up for them except themselves and not many cared. But 12 days?(I think) Come on, maybe 1-5 days, but 12? 1-5 or even 1 would of got the French government's attention and action might of been taken so they could work something out, but now its getting out of hand. I say brutal force should be taken now.
The young men in their hooded sweatshirts go by rapper tags — Spion, El Pach, Benou and K-Soc — and like thousands of others, they were out cruising the mean streets of Paris' banlieues, the grimy, soulless suburban apartment blocks that ring France's big cities. Behind them, near the city hall of Bobigny, a rough town on the northeastern outskirts of the capital, a circle of fire marked where a trash container had been set alight to provoke a police patrol. Earlier in the evening, some 40 hooded youths rampaged through a local shopping center, breaking windows and harassing employees. "People mix it up with the police every day around here," says Spion, a 19-year-old of Moroccan origin. "Usually it's the police who start it," adds his friend, Peter, whose parents are Haitians. "Yeah, but this is different," says Benou, whose parents came from Algeria. "This is May 1968 — but in the banlieues.