Tribute to murdered Corsican nationalist stirs political controversy
26 March 2022 | 2:38 pm
There are just 17 days to go before the first round of the French presidential election. In this show, we see how the tribute to a murdered Corsican nationalist has stirred fresh controversy. We also take a closer look at Green candidate Yannick Jadot taking on Big Oil, and delve into the issue of European defence.
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This video shows the tribute to Ismalia Isa Funtua, former elder statesman, and media icon.
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With thousands now displaced from Greece's largest migrant camp, several German states are again offering to take in many of the refugees. They face one big problem: getting permission from Merkel's government.
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Former Malian dictator Moussa Traore is laid to rest... Members of the military junta among those present at his state funeral. Traore died earlier this week at the age of 83. In Cameroon, appeals court upholds life sentences for ten anglophone separatists including Ayuk Tabe, the leader of the self-declared state of Ambazonia. They were sentenced last August on charges including secession and terrorism. Also, our correspondent in South Africa tells us about 'routine' xenophobia against African and Asian foreigners in the country, following a Human Rights Watch report.
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20 Oct 2020
We look at reactions in the French papers to the brutal beheading of history teacher Samuel Paty. Libération references the famous Occupation-era poem "Liberty" by Paul Éluard with the headline "Liberty, I teach your name". Despite calls for unity, Le Parisien reports that there's already division, with right-wing politicians pushing for a response that goes beyond tributes. Papers are also examining the role played by a radical Islamist who was a known terror threat.
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"We ask for your forgiveness," says Hassen Chalghoumi, the imam of the Paris suburb of Drancy, as he pays tribute in front of the school of the beheaded history and geography teacher in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine.
22 Nov 2020
Peruvians gather in the capital Lima in protest, and to pay tribute to two young people who died during anti-government protests. Public prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation against former president Manuel Merino, his interior minister and other officials over the deaths, as Peru continues to be embroiled in a political crisis, with Congress today electing Francisco Sagasti as the country’s new president, the third in a week.
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Barcelona and Osasuna paid tribute to Diego Maradona ahead of their La Liga match on Sunday. Maradona, who played two seasons for Barca, died on Wednesday aged 60. Before the match, Barcelona played 'The Song of the Birds' by Catalan cellist Pablo Casals as the teams stood around the centre circle where a Maradona shirt was laid on the pitch.
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