France's President Francois Hollande speaks during a morning radio show on France's Europe 1 station on May 17, 2016 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP / POOL / MIGUEL MEDINA
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President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that the situation on the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte, where hundreds of foreigners have been kicked out of their homes, was "extremely worrying".This weekend another 500 foreigners, mostly from the neighboring archipelago nation of the Comoros, were expelled from their homes.A local rights group, Cimade, said Wednesday that more than 1,000 foreigners have been forced from their homes this year.Although there have been protests demanding more investment from France, it remains much wealthier than the neighboring islands and more than 40 percent of its population is thought to have been born abroad.
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