Surveillance camera shows French police beating, tear gassing black music producer in his studio

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    Michel Zecler, a black music producer in Paris, was assaulted by several police officers in his studio. At one point the officers threw a tear gas grenade into the studio. Zecler suffered injuries to his head, forearms and legs. The officers also hurled racial abuse at him, according to Zecler. France’s National Police Inspectorate General has launched an investigation into the incident. The footage was released on November 27 and the officers involved have since been suspended. For more:

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