Showing posts with label France. Show all posts
Showing posts with label France. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

French Prosecutors Probe Modern-Day Slavery Claims Against Saudi Prince - FARS

Modern-Day Slavery Claims Against Saudi Prince

(FNA)- French prosecutors said Monday they are investigating claims that a Saudi prince kept seven employees in a state of modern-day slavery at an apartment he owned outside Paris.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Macron asks Rwanda to forgive France over 1994 genocide role - BBC News

Macron asks Rwanda to forgive France over 1994 genocide role

French President Emmanuel Macron has asked Rwandans to forgive France for its role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide in which about 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus died.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

No place in France for Turkish group that opposed anti-Islamist extremism charter, government says — RT

 
No place in France for Turkish group

The French government has condemned a Turkish group over its refusal to sign a charter targeting Islamist extremism, declaring it has no place in France, but stopped short of actually banning it.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Macron rules out official apology for colonial abuses in Algeria

Macron rules out official apology for colonial abuses in Algeria

French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology for abuses in Algeria, his office said Wednesday, ahead of a major report on how France is facing up to its colonial past in the country.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

France to investigate dozens of mosques suspected of radicalisation

France to investigate dozens of mosques

 French authorities will swoop down Thursday on dozens of mosques and prayer halls suspected of radical teachings as part of a crackdown on Islamist extremists following a spate of attacks, Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

French Senate Recognizes Artsakh | Asbarez.com

French Senate Recognizes Artsakh

The French Senate on Wednesday recognized the independence of the Republic of Artsakh with a vote of 305 to 1, following an almost two-hour debate on the floor of the upper house of the French Parliament.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...