Well-known French Activist Sentenced for “Defamation” of a Police Officer
Assa Traoré was sentenced for “defamation” against a police officer who accused her of lying during the investigation into her brother's Adama’s death in 2016. The Traoré family continues to suffer judicial harassment for its fight against police violence.
Erell BleuenApril 8, 2023
Occupation in Rennes, France: The Socialist Party Calls the Police to Repress Mobilized Youth
On February 8, students in Rennes, France, occupied their City Hall to protest President Macron’s neoliberal pension reforms. The next day, the occupation was forcibly evacuated by the police, who were called in by representatives of the Socialist Party. The NUPES alliance “condemned the occupation” in a statement without mentioning the repression.
Erell BleuenFebruary 15, 2023