Tensions in the meadest reverberate in France
NOISY-LE-GRAND, France — On a giant flat-screen television, the Chabchoubs, a family of Tunisian immigrants, watched as veiled mothers wailed over the bodies of children and fathers cried silently. The piles of rubble, the squirming toddler covered in raw burns — all of this was coming straight from Gaza to their living room in this working-class suburb of Paris.
For the Chabchoubs, like many of the estimated five million Muslims living in France, Gaza feels very close because of Arabic-language channels like Al Jazeera, which had access to the war zone, unlike Western news media.
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