People take part in a protest against police violence in Toulouse, southern France. File photo: AFP
People take part in a protest against police violence in Toulouse, southern France. File photo: AFP
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Three French policemen convicted over 2015 chokehold death of black man

  • The three officers were sentenced each to a 15-month suspended jail term over the death of Amadou Koume in a Paris bar
  • Rights groups say accusations of brutal, racist treatment of residents of often immigrant background by French police remain largely unaddressed

People take part in a protest against police violence in Toulouse, southern France. File photo: AFP
People take part in a protest against police violence in Toulouse, southern France. File photo: AFP
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