France suspends jail term for Corsican nationalist on life support


A French judge has suspended on medical grounds the life sentence handed to Corsican nationalist Yvan Colonna for the 1998 assasination of a senior state official and who remains in a coma since he was severely beaten by a fellow prisoner in a mainland jail earlier this month.

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The French judiciary on Thursday suspended the prison sentence of a Corsican nationalist jailed for the assassination of a top official, as the government seeks to ease tensions and end violent clashes on the Mediterranean island, reports FRANCE 24