magistrates and lawyers denounce “a demagogic and security communication”

Unions of magistrates and lawyers denounced Wednesday the reaction of the Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti after a karting test at the prison of Fresnes seeing there “a demagogic and security communication dictated by the far right”. Organized at the end of July in the prison of Val-de-Marne, an event called “Kohlanness”, inspired by the … Read more

after the attack on Kirchner, the parliament shows an uneasy unity

AFP, published on Sunday, September 04, 2022 at 04:43 The Argentine Chamber of Deputies displayed an uneasy unity on Saturday illustrating the country’s political tension, condemning the attack on Cristina Kirchner and calling for “social peace”, but seeing the main right-wing opposition party leave the hemicycle immediately after the vote. The deputies were convened in … Read more

How long will the state of health emergency last?

The epidemic is rebounding. Across Europe, states are seeing an increase in Covid-19 contamination and France is not to be outdone. Down since March, positive cases are increasing again in France, with 44,000 new daily cases on average over the past seven days. This situation is explained by the decline in the protection conferred by … Read more

the government is doing its booster shot

The rate of vaccination against Covid-19 remains “clearly insufficient” worried the Ministry of Health this Tuesday, June 21: “It’s not going fast enough, there are not enough people coming to be vaccinated”. To date, less than 2.2 million second boosters have been injected, out of more than 8.7 million eligible people (over 60s and immunocompromised). … Read more

Faced with climate change, a new crop insurance

“The increase in the frequency and intensity of adverse climatic events, linked to climate change, jeopardizes the ability to ensure the resilience of French agriculture» : “The past five years (…) the cost of claims (…)(has) more than doubled, notes the bill reforming agricultural insurance, presented on Wednesday 1er December in the Council of Ministers. … Read more

stable hospitalizations in France

The number of people hospitalized with Covid-19 in France remained stable on Monday, according to figures published at the end of the day by the health authorities. Public Health France reports 13,984 cases of contamination with the SARS-CoV2 virus, a figure traditionally low after the weekend, because it takes into account the results of the … Read more

Éric Dupond-Moretti, from respected lawyer to maligned Minister of Justice

Will Éric Dupond-Moretti put on his black lawyer robe one day? Will we again see the fiery tenor with 145 acquittals scrapped at the assizes? Initially, the hypothesis did not seem excluded. Some lawyers or magistrates thought that “Dupond” was in great danger of being yet another “meteorite” minister of civil society, who would return … Read more

in China, the rage of Shanghainese trapped by “zero Covid”

“To see Shanghainese people fighting for food shocks me deeply,” loose Connie Wu on her encrypted messaging from Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan, 2,000 kilometers from Shanghai. Hermetically confined since the beginning of April, the 25 million inhabitants of the economic capital of China, a showcase of modernity, are undergoing an ordeal that they would … Read more