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 […]

Vel d’Hiv: 70 Years Later Hollande Meets the Darkest Part of French History

Times have changed since Chirac’s speech. In 1995, the fight was for recognition, now France has accepted this part of its past. The past belongs to the past, and nothing can be changed. However, it is a duty not to forget what happened, to learn from our mistakes, and to try not to make the […]