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the belief in Teodorin Obiang was confirmed in

This Wednesday, July 28, 2021, the Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of Teodorin Obiang. The son of the president of Equatorial Guinea challenged his conviction in France for embezzling public funds in his country. His defense considered that French justice did not need to try crimes committed abroad, but the Court of Cassation therefore decided otherwise. The Supreme French Court considered that the judges' decisions were indeed in accordance with the law. French justice could therefore rule over these embezzlements…

the Court of Cassation decides in the case

In France, the Court of Cassation on Wednesday ruled on the appeal of Teodorin Obiang, Vice President of Equatorial Guinea, convicted last year of having built up a fraudulent legacy of more than € 150 million. Is it French law or Equatorial Guinea that must apply to Teodorin Obiang? This is essentially the question that must…

In the spotlight: political crisis in Tunisia

"President Kaïs Saïed attacks the institutions", headlineRelease. "The Tunisian head of state has given himself full executive powers, closed parliament and fired the prime minister. Deputies have started a sit-in and condemn a coup ". Here is the scene that Libéqui puts here sees "a coup of power by Kaïs Saïed".Le Figaroalso notes that the president gave Ennahdha a real "blow", but that "the border of the Islamist party…

“French airstrikes in Mali total violation of

French airstrikes in January at a wedding party in the West African country of Mali fought "completely in violation of international human rights and international humanitarian law," a new report said on Monday. The study, "France's shadow war in air strikes in Mali at Bounti's wedding", was conducted by Stoke-White Investigations, a unit of UK-based Stoke White lawyers. According to the report, contrary to France's claim that it attacked an armed terrorist group, Katiba Serma, who is affiliated with…

Isabel Cardoso-Fonquerle’s Surprising Fate –

Isabel Cardoso-Fonquerle is a winemaker. From vines to vintage, including blending grape varieties, she produces everything on her own and organic wines. This portrait is the first in a series about African diasporas in France. Carignan, Cinsault, black and gray branches ... When she left Guinea-Bissau at the age of 17, Isabel…

Despite the announcement of his profound transformation,

On Thursday night, French army personnel announced that they had "neutralized" in Mali two heads of the Islamic State organization in the Greater Sahara: Rhissa al-Sahraoui and Abou Abderrahmane al-Sahraoui. When the end of his mission is announced, Barkhane maintains pressure on the terrorists. "This new operation illustrates…

adoption of a bill on redistribution

This bill, which was adopted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, plans to return the money embezzled by the heads of state and their relatives who are facing legal proceedings in France. The amounts donated, often several million euros, will fund development measures. Refund badly received goodstakes time it is now possible. In order…

who use corporate spyware

Morocco is pointed out in the Pegasus scandal and condemns a false media campaign. The country is one of the top states that since the beginning of the week has been indexed by a consortium of 17 international newspapers for its use of Israeli surveillance software. The case took an even more embarrassing turn with the revelation that the number of French politicians, including one of President…

Driss Aït Youssef: “Never has an allied country

Since the revelations of the Pegasus project, Morocco has denied being a customer of the Israeli company NSO, which markets this spyware. A group of international media has been revealed since Sunday, in sections, the conclusions of the surveys conducted on the basis of a list of 50,000 numbers potentially targeted by the software worldwide.…

Hafsia Herzi tenderly revives her “good mother”

Before becoming Abdellatif Kechiche's favorite actress, Hafsia Herzi was the daughter of a cleaning lady. With "Bonne Mère", she pays tribute to the brave mother without a man whom he raised in the northern districts of Marseille. This is also where the director returned to shoot this very true story, both touching and universal, which will be released on Wednesday 21 July in theaters in France.…

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