Terrorism: Eleven Terrorist Attacks Defeated Since the Beginning of the Year in France, announces Gérard Collomb

TERRORISM: The last attack was thwarted last week in Saint-Ouen with the arrest of a person who wanted to tackle the police … Eleven attacks have been foiled since the beginning of the year in France, Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said on Friday when the new Director General of Internal Security (DGSI) was installed. According …

Islamic veil: A Business may Prohibit the Wearing of Religious Symbols, says EU Court

EUROPEAN UNION: The issue of headscarves remains complex in the EU … The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday. A business may prohibit in its rules the visible religious symbols, political and philosophical to maintain its neutrality, under certain conditions, says the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in a decision rendered. …

Loire: Strong Opposition to the New Saint-Bonnet Jail

JUSTICE: Hundreds of protesters rallied in Saint-Bonnet-les-Oules in the Loire this Saturday against a proposed prison … Good news for some, unacceptable for others. The announcement by the State for the construction of a new prison near Saint-Etienne, Saint-Bonnet-les-Oules, mobilized many opponents this Saturday, November 12th. According to France 3, several hundred demonstrators gathered from 10am …

Over 50% of French People Consider that those who have Power are Corrupt

SURVEY: For 40% of respondents, only “a small part of them” is corrupted … Power with corruption? For one in two French (54%), “persons exercising important responsibilities or having power are for a large part of them are corrupt,” according to a survey by  Harris Interactive, published this Thursday.  For 40% of respondents, only “a small …

Gironde: A Teacher Sentenced to Two Years Detention for Child Pornography Images

JUSTICE: Former director of school in Cadaujac was sentenced to three years in prison with one year suspended, along with a probation of two years … He was convicted of possession and distribution of child abuse images and violence without premeditation. A principal of the school in Cadaujac, near Bordeaux , was sentenced on Wednesday to …

Protests in Nantes. After Violent Clashes, Justice hits Hard

Prison sentences with immediate imprisonment were handed down against four protesters after Thursday’s excesses during the event. Forty-one people arrested.  Twenty-six others in custody.  Among them, seven men, aged 18 to 45, were immediately tried at an emergency hearing convened late Friday afternoon.  The prosecutor of Nantes wanted to mark the occasion after the excesses …