Corsican Nationalist Group Trades Guns for Politics

LONDON – After the National Front for Corsican Independence (FNLC) was founded in 1976, it became known as a violent nationalist group prone to detonating bombs targeting French immigrants in Corsica and other sites on the French mainland. Their goal was French recognition of Corsican political independence and their group photos featured Corsican flags, black […]

Corsica: The Region Left Behind by Politicians

For the past few days, the rate of violence in Corsica has entered into the discussion alongside talk about gangs in Marseille and terrorists in Nice. Unlike the cities in mainland France, however, no one came to the island for the funerals, and no politicians seem eager to give their point of view about the […]