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Meanwhile, eight police officers have been suspended after a young man was beaten up in a Paris suburb.
Police said two of the eight were suspected of illegally hitting the man arrested in La Courneuve, one of the riot hotspots.
The other six officers are also being investigated as suspected witnesses to the incident on 7 November.
"A medical statement shows the man has superficial bruises on his forehead and his feet," a police statement said.
The unrest has declined under state-of-emergency measures enacted Wednesday and a heavy police presence. The 15th consecutive night of violence saw fewer skirmishes and fewer cars burned - 463, down from 482 the previous night, police said.
"We have seen a continued drop beyond Paris, but persistence near the capital," said national police spokesman Patrick Hamon. "We cannot yet claim victory, the drop remains fragile."
Originally posted by Odium
Muaddib, where does it say those things?
If you know as much about Islam as you seem to think you do, you'll know that many of the words for violence can also mean to seperate with. However, you'd have to speak Arabic to understand what they can also mean.
Originally posted by Odium
So, please show me where it O.Kes these things...
Walking near a burned-out garbage bin, Ophelia's twin sister Sandra says the riots came as no surprise. Violence against and pressure on women is part of daily life in the suburbs, where boys can dictate how girls should dress.
"You have to behave like a guy and look like a guy. If you wear a skirt, you get into immediate trouble. You're a slut," says Sandra, wearing a baggy sweatshirt and jeans.
Sandra and her sister grew up in the nearby Clichy-sous-Bois suburb, where the riots broke out after the accidental death of two teenage boys on Oct. 27.
The violence spread across France, with young men venting deep anger about racism, unemployment and a bleak future.
But not many girls have taken part, and many say they are fed up with consecutive nights of violence.
Apart from poverty, feminists say the dominance of traditional cultures among families of Arab and black African origin, combined with the growing role of Islam in the suburbs, have contributed to the harsh treatment girls get there.
Pressure is mounting for Muslim women to wear veils. Forced marriages that snatch them from college and career -- where they do much better than their male schoolmates -- are on the rise.
The support group "Ni Putes, Ni Soumises" ("Neither Whores nor Submissives") says the number of forced marriages has risen in recent years, with roughly 70,000 girls pressured into unwanted relationships each year in France.
"MARRY THIS MAN!"
"There is so much violence in the suburbs because there is so much poverty here," said Ourdia Aibeche, who runs a soup kitchen in Saint Denis, a rundown suburb north of Paris where France's kings are buried.
"There is a saying: If there is no money in the house, there is war in the house," she said.
In the south, an attacker threw two firebombs into a mosque during Friday prayers, causing minor damage. It was not immediately clear if the attack was linked to the wider unrest.
will not give in
Some 502 vehicles were set ablaze across France, compared to 463 the previous night, although there were fewer incidents of violence in the Paris suburbs, police said.
Youngsters attacked a primary school during the night in Savigny-Le-Temple southeast of Paris and destroyed its creche. About 30 people attacked a power transformer in Amiens, plunging the north of the town into darkness, police said.
Two shops in Rambouillet, a town southwest of Paris, were destroyed and police detained 206 people.
Youths have set fire to 15 vehicles across Belgium in a fourth night of violence that authorities say imitates unrest in France.
Belgian Interior Minister Patrick Dewael says there have been about 50 incidents during the week but police patrols kept matters under control.
But Mr Dewael says there is an internet blog calling for acts of violence in the capital, Brussels, over the weekend.
On Saturday, police took urgent measures in the capital of Belgium, Brussels, as arsons in different parts of the country continued Friday night.
The "Crisis Center," which was constituted by the Brussels government after the incidents in France leaped into Belgium last weekend, has revealed that a caravan and nine cars were set on fire; five containers and two trees were also torched in the city last night.
Nearly 10 cars are recorded to have been fired in the towns and cities outside the capital.
A group in Belgium called for a "joint revolt" on a web site, which asked "their members to gather in central Brussels and torch everything".