By Natalie Huet
The riots rocking the suburbs of Paris since early February spilled over onto the streets of the French capital on Wednesday evening.
In the northern neighborhood of Barbes – a short walk from the Eurostar hub of Gare du Nord – hundreds gathered to protest against police brutality and demand justice for a 22-year-old black man who says he was raped with an officer’s baton.
Youths set trash cans on fire and hurled bottles at police, who used tear gas to disperse them.
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