Suburban gangs defy French police
"Nadir Dendoune, a 34-year-old journalist living in l'Ile-Saint-Denis, says what is needed above all is better policing.
'When I was young, the cops were patrolling on mopeds and talked to us,' he recalls.
'Now they don't know us. They just patrol the area locked in their cars and look around as if they were in a wildlife park."