The Lyon Bar Association asks Éric Dupond-Moretti to put an end to prison overcrowding

This is a motion that was recently adopted by the Council of the Bar Association of Lyon. Under the presidency of the Bâtonnière Marie-Josèphe Laurent, its members wished to question the Minister of Justice, Éric Dupond-Moretti. Regretting that in France, 71,819 people are detained while prison establishments have only 60,719 places combined, the motion asks … Read more

Our surprising Creole literature!

Our two shock cops are back. Always as insightful, always as devious when it comes to chasing apprentice killers of all stripes. We cannot reproach our Reunionese literature for being monotonous. Books on history, geography, tourism, cooking recipes (sometimes more or less authentic); poetry, novels, theatre, biographies, essays, politics, sociology, you can find everything and, … Read more

Chinese engineer sentenced in the United States for collaborating with Chinese intelligence

A Chinese man who came to the United States to study electrical engineering has been found guilty of providing information to the Chinese secret service on people of interest to potentially recruit, the United States Department of Justice announced on Tuesday (September 27th). Ji Chaoqun, 31, was convicted on Monday after a two-week trial in … Read more

Biden to urge Americans to eat better

Joe Biden wants Americans to change their eating habits and is expected to decree at a food summit on Wednesday that it’s time for the United States to end food insecurity while tackling the problem of obesity in the country. The Democratic president will speak at the conference dubbed “Hunger, nutrition and healthorganized at the … Read more

imprisoned Iranian lawyer singled out by European bars

Amirsalar Davoudi, an imprisoned Iranian lawyer, is the winner this year of the Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize, awarded this Friday, September 23 in Bordeaux, we learned from the organization. The Warsaw Bar is named for its part “bar of the year» by this jury made up of representatives of around ten European bar associations … Read more

3 simple reflexes for the prevention of diabetes in Reunion

Partners engaged in the fight The fight against diabetes and the promotion of better nutrition are a health priority for Reunion: the ARS and 12 partners (Reunion Academy, DAAF, DRAJES, Region, Departmental Council, Association of Mayors, Health Insurance, Mutualité de la Réunion, Tip@santé (interURPS), SEDMER, CIC-EC du CHU, France Assos Santé) are mobilized around an … Read more

Complaint by Iranians in the United States against President Raisi

Iranian dissidents and former prisoners in Iran, including an Australian-British academic, announced Tuesday, September 20 in New York the filing of a civil complaint against Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, expected Wednesday at the General Assembly of the UN, for its role as judge in Iran in the 1980s, when thousands of people were sentenced to … Read more

Majority of U.S. pregnancy-related deaths are preventable

Four out of five pregnancy-related deaths in the United States could be prevented, according to a report published this week by the country’s health authorities, which records a very high maternal mortality rate, especially among black women. The study analyzed the case of around 1,000 women, who died between 2017 and 2019 due to pregnancy … Read more

the United States lifts the arms embargo, a “historic” decision

The Cypriot president on Saturday welcomed the decision “historicalof the United States to completely lift a decades-long arms embargo on the divided Mediterranean island, provided that Nicosia continues to block Russian warships from accessing its ports. Washington had imposed an arms embargo on the whole of Cyprus in 1987, hoping to encourage the reunification of … Read more

US under threat of highly disruptive rail freight strike

The American executive was still struggling on Wednesday to try to avoid a major strike by freight railway workers in the United States, which risks seriously disrupting the transport of goods in the country but also the movement of many passengers, two months from crucial elections. The companies concerned and the two unions mainly representing … Read more