“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.
Vive la Résistance – to vaccines.
CCTV footage showing Michel Zecler being beaten in his music studio was published last week. It comes amid growing concern over police violence in France.
Videos show police breaking up a makeshift camp in the centre of Paris, before pursuing people through streets with tear gas, and beating them with batons.
A string of attacks linked to France’s second lockdown and a hate-filled Twitter post have shocked the Asian community.
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