Wednesday, June 27, 2012
France’s 2012 parliamentary elections marked the first time that French expats could elect direct representation in their home country. More than a dozen countries have similar policies. Is that a good thing?
Monday, April 23, 2012
Francois Hollande was the winner of the first round in the French Presidential election, and will now face the current President Nicolas Sarkozy in a runoff election. Sarkozy came in second in the poll. The presidential runoff election is May 6. Joining us from the French capital is long time correspondent for our partner the BBC in Paris Hugh Scholfield.
Friday, March 30, 2012
One week ago, Mohammed Merah, a 23-year-old Frenchman of Algerian descent, was shot dead by French security forces following a dramatic 32-hour police standoff. Questions remain about the attack itself: Did Merah act alone? And why didn’t French officials catch him before the rampage? Takeaway producer Arwa Gunja has been in France this week as a reporting fellow with the International Center for Journalists, and spoke with community members about their reaction to both the attacks and the tragedy’s fallout.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
By Karol Markowicz : IAFC Blogger
-Karol Markowicz, It's A Free Country blogger.