Tag Archives: France

French Asylum For Snowden And Assange Would Send ‘Clear Message’ To US By
French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira would “absolutely not be surprised” if whistleblower Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange received asylum in France. “It would be a symbolic gesture,”...
Massive Anti-Uber Riots In Paris, Drivers Targeted With Violence By
PARIS — French taxi drivers smashed up livery cars, set tires ablaze and blocked traffic across the country on Thursday in a nationwide strike aimed at Uber after weeks of rising, sometimes violent tensions over the U.S. ride-hailing company. Travelers going to and from...
Wikileaks Revelas NSA Spying Bonanza On French Leaders By
The U.S. National Security Agency has been conducting high-level digital and phone surveillance against top French government officials, including the nation’s three most recent presidents, the media outlet WikiLeaks has revealed by publishing “top secret”...
Desperate To Halt BDS, Israel Threatens To Sue Boycotters By
The Israeli government has been ramping up its hawkish rhetoric attacking the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement aimed at ending Israeli apartheid and occupation of Palestinian land, a movement which was inspired by the Nelson Mandela’s initiative to end...
America’s Allies Want Their Own NSA Alternatives By
An aerial image of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in the United Kingdom. (Photo/UK Ministry of Defense) PARIS  — Fearful of an expanding extremist threat, countries that for years have relied heavily on U.S. intelligence...
Jordan, US, France Intensify Anti-ISIS Operations Following Murder Of Pilot By
An This image grab taken from the Jordanian TV on February 5, 2015 shows flames erupting from a building hit by an airstrike against ISIS by warplanes of the Jordanian Air forces eagles at an undisclosed location. AFP/JORDANIAN TV Updated at 2:20 pm (GMT+2): Jordan said...
More Than 128 Anti-Muslim Incidents Registered Over 2 Weeks In France By
Police officers and French army soldiers patrol Rue des Rosiers street,  in Paris, Monday Jan. 12, 2015. Photo: Remy de la Mauviniere/AP The number of anti-Muslim incidents in France has soared since attacks in Paris earlier this month, with 128 such acts registered over...
Days After Free Speech Rally, France Arrests 54 People For Offensive Speech By
A street mural of commedian Dieudonné in Montpellier, France. Photo: Thomas Lenoble via Flickr In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre last week and just days since the historic Paris unity rally when world leaders stood shoulder-to-shoulder and declared their support...
French Comedian Arrested After Facebook Post Government Deemed “Apologist To Terrorism” By
Controversial French Comedian Dieudonné has been arrested over comments he made seeming to express solidarity with one of last week’s killer gunmen. On Monday, Diudonné wrote on his Facebook page, “Tonight, as far as I’m concerned, I feel like Charlie Coulibaly”. It...
VIDEO: Uncensored Footage Of Paris Terror Attack Raises Serious Questions By
(ANTIMEDIA) In the shockingly non-graphic video below, which is meant to show French police officer Ahmed Merabet being shot in the head, you’ll notice there is no blood, gore or graphic violence. Pay attention to the sidewalk to the right of the officer’s head. This...