Posts Tagged ‘France’

The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle

The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant-observer in the Yellow Vest movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of information in the international media. But why should you take the time to learn more about the […]

France Takes Unprecedented Action Against Reporters Who Published Secret Government Document

JOURNALISTS IN FRANCE are facing potential jail sentences in an unprecedented case over their handling of secret documents detailing the country’s involvement in the Yemen conflict. Earlier this week, a reporter from Radio France and the co-founders of Paris-based investigative news organization Disclose were called in for questioning at the offices of the […]

Monsanto Kept Dossiers On Influential People In France and Across Europe, Previously Paid Sir Richard Doll To Alter Scientific Research

By Aaron Kesel Bayer (Monsanto), the formerly merged company of potentially two of the evilest businesses in history is now under fire for keeping a dossier on influential people such as journalists in France, and according to Monsanto, they did the same across Europe, Reuters reported. French prosecutors allege that Monsanto kept a file of […]

Iran, France stresses reinforcing ties

IRNA – Head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi and Ex-French Foreign Minister Hervé de Charrette emphasized developing ties in all fields. During the meeting, both sides underlined the historical and cultural backgrounds which can be used as foundation of promoting cooperation in all fields. During his stay in France, Kharrazi in […]

France arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE ‘evident hypocrisy’: Ansarullah

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has fiercely criticized the French government for supplying Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) weapons that have been used in their war on Yemen, describing the move “a clear hypocrisy to evade crimes.” “The persistence of French President (Emmanuel Macron) on selling arms to Saudi Arabia on the pretext […]

Muslims And The Working Class: France’s Marginalized And Natural Yellow Vest Allies

Muslims And The Working Class: France’s Marginalized And Natural Yellow Vest Allies Above Photo: Yellow Vests protesters march on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, March 2, 2019. Kamil Zihnioglu | AP Yellow Vests and Muslims are the two largest groups in France which suffer from socioeconomic marginalization – and there is no doubt that they […]


On February 5, an altar cloth was found burnt and crosses and statues torn down or disfigured at the recently refurbished Saint-Alain Cathedral in Lavaur, in south-central France. On February 6, just a day after the Saint-Alain Cathedral incident, vandals at Notre-Dame des Enfants (Our Lady of the Children) church in Nimes broke into the […]

United States and France jointly responsible for famine in Yemen

A French military intelligence note dated September 2018 shows that Saudi Arabia is making extensive use of French armaments in its war against Yemen, specifically “Leclerc tanks, Archer artillery howitzers, Mirage 2000-9 fighter jets, Cobra radars, Aravis armoured vehicles, Cougar and Dauphin helicopters, Caesar cannons …». The maps included in the classified military report were […]

France & Germany’s ‘Alliance for Multilateralism’ may not be as good as it sounds

On the one hand you could say it’s a sign of Europe’s biggest powers finally showing some teeth to the US. The news that two of America’s strongest allies in Europe are forming an ‘Alliance for Multilateralism’ – which will officially launch in September at the United Nations General Assembly – probably won’t go down […]

France sympathizes with Iran over deadly floods

IRNA – French embassy in Tehran in a message sympathized with Iranian officials and people over the deadly floods in various Iranian provinces. In its Twitter message which was released on Monday, France diplomatic mission extended condolences to the bereaved families of the victims of the incident and expressed its support the flood-stricken people. Golestan […]

Yellow Vests Hold Protests Across France Despite Bans

Yellow Vests Hold Protests Across France Despite Bans Above: ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters stage their 19th round of protests in Nice, France. Photo Reuters. Note: Telesur reports on the use of the French military against the Yellow Vest protests in week 19, writing: French “yellow vest” demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government […]

Anti-Semitism versus anti-Zionism in today’s France

By Lawrence Davidson The context We are at a new stage of the fight to realise Palestinian rights and free both Palestinians and Jews from the consequences of Zionist racism.  There was a time when very few in the West understood the racist nature of the Israeli state. For a long time the Zionists controlled […]

France: Arrests, Tear Gas And Water Cannons Deployed On Week 15 Of Yellow Vest Protests

France: Arrests, Tear Gas And Water Cannons Deployed On Week 15 Of Yellow Vest Protests Above Photo: French anti-riot police form a line ahead of “yellow vests” protesters in Paris, France, February 23, 2019. | Photo: Reuters This time, another 70 were arrested nationwide and sprayed with water cannons while protesting Macron’s government spending cuts. […]

France threatens to boycott Eurovision over Israeli TV show depicting French contestant as terrorist

Set to air in May, the three-part series called ‘Douze Points’ (‘twelve points’ in French, the highest score you can receive at Eurovision) is about a French-Algerian Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorist posing as a gay man who manages to secure a place in the high-profile international song contest – ostensibly in hopes of […]

France recalling ambassador from Rome after Italy’s deputy PM meets Yellow Vest leaders

Luigi di Maio, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement hailed the “winds of change across the Alps” yesterday on Twitter after meeting with Yellow Vest activists Cristophe Chalencon and Ingrid Levavasseur. In a statement on the decision, France’s foreign ministry accused Italian officials of making “outrageous statements” and “repeated, baseless […]

France’s Red Scarves: Ready-Made Counter-Protest And New Media Darlings

France’s Red Scarves: Ready-Made Counter-Protest And New Media Darlings Above Photo: Protesters rally in downtown Paris, France, Jan. 27, 2019. A counter-yellow vest demonstration is organized by groups calling themselves the “red scarves” and “blue vests” to protest the “violence.” Kamil Zihnioglu | AP NOTE: The Macron government has tried everything to curtail the Yellow Vest […]

France To Make ‘Unsanctioned’ Protesting Illegal In Light Of Yellow Vests Movement

The Facts: Western corporate media has completely ignored a more than one-hour-long panel on the White Helmets at the United Nations on December 20 that details their involvement in organ harvesting and false flag terrorism. Reflect On: Why have we not heard anything about this in the west? Why did mainstream media outlets who were […]

2 dead & 22 injured in massive blaze at France’s iconic Courchevel ski resort (VIDEO)

The fire struck on early Sunday morning in a three-story building occupied by seasonal tourists including foreigners, local media report. The cause of the incident is so far unknown. Some 70 firefighters are reported to be at the scene with the risk of further propagation having been eliminated. Videos posted online show flames and plumes […]

1000s of police on guard as Yellow Vests hit streets in France for 10th week in a row

In what is being called ‘Act 10’ of the nationwide protests, the Yellow Vests gathered in French cities on Saturday. In Paris, they occupied the Champs-Elysees and the Esplanade des Invalides near the nation’s parliament. People were seen waving national flags and setting off firecrackers. Some protesters brought cardboard coffins, in memory of the people […]

France will give to Iraq 1 000 million euro

Following the Head of US Diplomacy, Mike Pompeo, his French partner ‎Jean-Yves Le Drian also made a visit to Bagdad. His visit coincided with the visit of King Abdallah II of Jordan. ‎ To everyone’s surprise, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that France – while in the throes of a financial crisis – […]

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