drug dealers

The drug dealers adapting to lockdown in France

France— Investigation

The coronavirus epidemic in France and the lockdown restrictions on public movement aimed at containing it are forcing drug dealers to adapt their business methods. They are also faced with a significant downturn in earnings as supplies are trapped behind closed national borders and their stock begins running out. In this report, originally published by Mediapart’s online regional news partner Mediacités, Mathieu Martinière investigates developments in the dark traffic in and around Lyon, France’s second-largest city.

Residents stand up to dealers at French housing estate

France— Link

Locals in Paris suburb camp out in front of a building used by drug dealers in an initiative that has been likened to 'Nuit Debout' sit-in protest.