PARIS - A New Year's Eve tradition for some in France of torching empty, parked cars has continued.
Minister Manuel Valls said Tuesday that 1,193 vehicles were burned
overnight around the country, where the stunt began in the 1990s.
was no way to compare this figure to recent ones because the
conservative government of former President Nicolas Sarkozy stopped
making the numbers public while he was in office. But the rate of burned
cars was apparently steady. On Dec. 31, 2009, 1,147 vehicles were
For some, the decision of France's current Socialist
government to resume making public figures of New Year's Eve's torched
cars is unwise.
Bruno Beschizza, a security chief for
Sarkozy's UMP party, said on iTele TV that publishing the numbers
motivates youths to commit such crimes.
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