World A complaint lodged after a call to burn down the Béziers mosque
India: Hundreds of thousands of tea pickers in Assam on indefinite strike
© Biju BORO / AFP Tea pickers joined farmers in protesting the liberalization of the sale of fruits and vegetables. The strike began this Friday, October 9 to demand wage increases. These workers joined the farmers, who have been protesting for two weeks now against the new selling prices for fruit and vegetables. With our correspondent in Bangalore, Côme Bastin The State of Assam produces nearly 50% of India's tea, and it is found on many tables around the world.
The cultural association of French Muslims in Béziers (Hérault) filed a complaint after the publication of Facebook messages calling for the burning of a mosque in the city.
A complaint was lodged on Tuesday, October 20 by the cultural association of French Muslims of(ACFMB) after the publication on Facebook of a message calling to burn the mosque of this city of , a- we learned Wednesday from corroborating sources.
The association discovered on October 17, the day after the beheading of a teacher in the Paris suburbs, this message on a social network, said Béziers prosecutor Raphaël Balland in a statement. The call did not specify which of the city’s five mosques led by far-right mayor Robert Ménard would be targeted.
Burn After Reading on TF1 Séries Films: what are the other films in the idiots trilogy?
On the occasion of the broadcast on TF1 Séries Films of Burn After Reading, focus on the "Idiots trilogy", name given by the Coen brothers to their three collaborations with George Clooney, their favorite idiot. © StudioCanal Burn After Reading on TF1 Séries Films: what are the other films in the idiots trilogy? Love of idiocy One thing is certain: Ethan and Joel Coen have a special affection for idiots.
Investigations are currently being carried out by the Béziers police station in an attempt to identify the author of this electronic message, continues the prosecutor.“Unbearable amalgams”
We French are living through a difficult period, declared Abdallah Zekri, general delegate of the French Council for Muslim Worship in Béziers and president of the regional federation of the southwest of the Great Mosque of Paris.
We discovered hate calls on Facebook and I asked the manager of the Ar-Rahma Mosque (the main mosque in the city, Editor's note) to file a complaint immediately. We cannot tolerate these facts. There are amalgamations that are unbearable, he continued.
I am surprised to see that these messages are still circulating even though we immediately made a report on the Pharos platform, Abdallah Zekri was also indignant. We are able to say who is behind all this, he assured, stressing that the message was signed: These are well-known identity groups who are trying to create a climate of war in Béziers. It is unacceptable.
'Smoke coming from everywhere': Cameron Peak, Calwood fires continue to rage in Colorado
Colorado crews scrambled to gain ground against two blazes as this year's historic wildfire season imparted more heartbreak and hardships on the West.The Cameron Peak Fire, which has torched more than 204,400 acres through the Arapaho and Roosevelt national forests near Cameron Pass and Chambers Lake in Larimer County, was 51% contained as of Monday evening. Gusty winds and dry conditions have fueled the growth of the fire, which ignited in August, according to the the U.S. Forest Service said.
We condemn in the strongest terms what happened to (Samuel) Paty. We are determined to fight against this kind of act ... We too are in mourning because the Republic, our Republic, has been attacked within it, concluded Abdallah Zekri, who is also president of the Observatory for the fight against Islamophobia.One year in prison and 45,000 euros fine
The comments referred to in the complaint are likely to characterize the offense of public provocation by electronic means, hatred or violence against a person or a group of people because of their religion, punished by one year in prison and a fine of 45,000 euros, or the offense of direct public provocation, by electronic means, and not followed up, to the commission of the offense of destruction or willful degradation dangerous for people, punishable by five years imprisonment and a fine of 45,000 euros, said the city prosecutor.
Justice Dept. quietly curtailed civil rights investigation into Tamir Rice killing .
Prosecutors were not allowed to convene a grand jury to compel witness testimony in the police-shooting investigation, sparking a whistleblower complaint. Although, technically, the civil rights investigation remains open, the decision to forgo a grand jury to compel witness testimony or take other investigative steps froze the case — with the statute of limitations on one of the charges prosecutors considered most seriously set to run out later this year, the people said.