French Criminal Defense Lawyer Jacques Vergès Dies at Age 88

Jacques Vergès, the French lawyer renowned for defending prominent war criminals and terrorists of the 20th century, passed away in Paris on August 15th. The lawyer, nicknamed “the devil’s advocate” for defending high-profile criminals such as the Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie, suffered a heart attack. The location of Vergès death was a final act […]

History Repeats in La Réunion as Rebels Block Streets in Protest

On Monday, February 18, the economic crisis on the island La Réunion, a French island in the Indian Ocean, located off the coast of Madagascar, finally reached its tipping point. The situation began to degenerate after an order was enforced to raise a rebel barricade located on a vital road between the north and west […]