Frenchwoman Cassez denied release from jail in Mexico
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Judges in Mexico have refused to release French national Florence Cassez, who has spent six years in jail for gang-related crime and kidnapping. The 37-year-old is serving a 60-year sentence, although she insists her only connection to the gang was as the girlfriend of one of its members. The case has strained relations between Paris and Mexico City, and although she remains in prison, the Supreme Court has now agreed to re-examine her case, citing "irregularities".