It is an issue that has hung over the Kerviel affair from the beginning. Did Société Générale's desire to keep a 2.2 billion-euro tax rebate the French bank received in March 2008 after its multi-billion losses influence its decision to pursue Jérôme Kerviel, the “rogue trader” it blamed for those losses? A report written in 2008 by an expert witness for the prosecution authorities, a copy of which has been by Mediapart, France Inter radio and newspaper 20 Minutes, raises major questions over this key issue.
Since January 7, 2023 our colleague and friend Mortaza Behboudi has been imprisoned in Afghanistan, in the Taliban prisons.
We do not forget him and call for his release.