Court backs French farmer over 'fraternal' help for migrants

Moments after ruling by Constitutional Council backing olive farmer Cédric Herrou,  the hashtag #fraternité started trending on Twitter.

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Thousands of French took to social media to express their pride after a top court ruled that a farmer who helped migrants enter France illegally had acted on the “principle of fraternity”, thereby reviving the very essence of France’s motto, reports FRANCE 24.