One year ago, the French navy intercepted 11 pirates off the coast of Somalia. Kenya, which borders Somalia, took on the role of judging the defendants, but its courts are full. How do you judge defendants in a country that is not their own? FRANCE 24 takes you behind the scenes of a legal system confronted with international piracy.
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2014-11-21 National Front party (France)
With the National Front on the rise in France, our reporters returned to three towns where the far-right party’s mayoral candidates won the most recent local elections.
In the eyes of the international community, Somaliland is an autonomous region in Somalia, on the Horn of Africa. But most of its 3.5 million inhabitants do not consider the...
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On November 9, 2014, Catalans were due to vote in a referendum on independence. But the poll was cancelled by the Constitutional Court after Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s...