“This man is dangerous,” a survivor said of the doctor, expressing fear that he could be back in Vietnam to seek revenge or look for new victims.
The French town of Perpignan is the biggest town run by Le Pen's far-right National Rally. VICE World News spoke to migrants about their fears ahead of Sunday's election.
“Overall, there was negligence, failure, silence, and institutional cover-ups of a systemic nature,” the report's author said.
Victims of abuse speak to VICE World News ahead of a long-awaited report that’s expected to confirm that thousands of paedophiles operated in the Catholic church in France over the last 70 years.
Afghans are the biggest group of asylum seekers in France – that means they are also the biggest targets of state-sanctioned police violence.
“Now, there’s a new fight,” Valérie Bacot said as she emerged to applause outside the courthouse. “A fight for all the other women and against all abuse.”
Valérie Bacot wrote a best-selling memoir about 25 years of abuse that began when she was a child. Now she could face life in prison for the murder of her abuser.
Police violence has become one of the biggest issues in France after a string of high profile incidents involving young Black or Arab men. Major protests are expected this weekend.
The pandemic has led to a new outbreak of violence, one that is largely passing under the radar because some countries refuse to collate race-based hate crime data.
Five young men have made their first court appearance in Paris in a landmark case, accused of posting tweets that prosecutors say incited violence against Asians in France.
Mahammad Mirzali, a vocal critic of Azerbaijan’s president, was attacked in broad daylight in the French city where he lives in exile. He said he feared his attackers were going to behead him.
An explosive new book has forced French society to finally confront its dark recent history with accepting, even indulging, those who sexually abuse children.