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President Sarkozy warns over Merah shootings video

The al-Jazeera TV channel has decided not to air video material of the deadly attacks carried out by Toulouse gunman Mohamed Merah.

Officials at the Qatar-based channel announced the decision after a plea by President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Mr Sarkozy called on all television channels not to air the footage.

He also criticised Merah's Algeria-based father for saying he wants to sue France over his son's death.

  • 27 Mar 2012
  • From the section Europe
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