“Italian far-left activists exiled in France are the subject of a persecution that is more revenge than justice”

Tribune. The investigative chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal must rule on a case-by-case basis, between March 23 and April 20, on the request of the Italian government to extradite ten former militants, men and women, of the Italian extreme left exiled in France for decades. The intention of the French government to respond … Read more

Former Ukrainian President Poroshenko faces justice

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressing his supporters outside a Kiev court on Monday (January 17th). GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS After a month of absence, the former Ukrainian president and billionaire Petro Poroshenko returned to his country on Monday, January 17, to face charges of “high treason”, despite a threat of arrest. Thousands of supporters were waiting … Read more

Hospital, justice, police, education: “Everyone has an interest in getting things moving, but no one offers a convincing method to achieve it”

MIn any case, the not yet candidate Emmanuel Macron has already said a lot about the reforms he intends to undertake during the next five-year term if, next April, the French choose to renew their confidence in him. Spanning the presidential deadline as if it were in his eyes only a formality, the outgoing president … Read more

Epstein case: a complaint for sexual assault against Prince Andrew deemed admissible by American justice

Prince Andrew, here in June 2020, is the subject of a civil lawsuit in New York. LINDSEY PARNABY / AFP The American court’s decision was expected to say the least. Lawyers for British Prince Andrew have not obtained from the Manhattan federal court judge the dismissal of a civil complaint for “sexual assault”, filed in … Read more

The tumultuous end of the reign of Didier Raoult, disowned by his doctor daughter and worried by justice

By Ariane Chemin and Gilles Rof Posted today at 11:17 a.m., updated at 12:02 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationJudicial and administrative investigations targeting the microbiologist are increasing. Her daughter filed a defamation complaint against one of her relatives. However, the professor, who must leave the university hospital institute (IHU) in Marseille by the end … Read more

“How to reconcile an ambitious climate objective and social justice? “: The challenge of the circular economy

By Julie de la Brosse Posted today at 6.30 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationIn this era of climate change, many companies are engaging in the virtuous circle of the circular economy. In contrast to decreasing theses, these alternative models tend towards more sober and more environmentally friendly consumption patterns, not without hindrance. Jean-Dominique Senard … Read more

In Russia, justice orders the dissolution of the Human Rights Center of the NGO Memorial

Lawyer Ilya Novikov holds a press conference at the exit of the Moscow court, Wednesday, December 29, 2021. EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA / REUTERS A Moscow court ordered, Wednesday, December 29, the dissolution of the branch devoted to human rights of the NGO Memorial, the day after the ban of the parent structure of this emblematic organization. … Read more

South Africa: justice suspends Shell seismic exploration

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Demonstration against Shell oil company’s plans to conduct underwater seismic surveys along South Africa’s southeast coast, at … Read more

Justice rejects compensation claims from residents of the Metaleurop factory

The last chimney of the former Metaleurop foundry in Noyelles-Godault was blown up on March 17, 2006. FRANCOIS LO PRESTI v AFP The administrative court of Lille rejected, Tuesday, December 21, 87 requests from residents of Evin-Malmaison (Pas-de-Calais) claiming compensation because of the supposed deficiencies of the State in the control of the pollution generated … Read more

In Russia, the involuntary indiscretions of justice concerning the military presence of Moscow in Ukraine

A poster in the streets of Donetsk calling for joining the army of the Republic of Donetsk in order to “defend the Donbass”, November 15, 2018. ALEKSEY FILIPPOV / AFP At a time when diplomats around the world are watching for signs of a “Russian aggression” against Ukraine, a blunder committed by a simple court … Read more