For more than a month, one of the largest nuclear power plants in France, situated at Paluel, close to the English Channel in Normandy, has been plagued by a series of disturbing incidents involving recurrent leaks, including that of radioactive gases, and the contamination of staff. Mediapart has obtained exclusive access to documents and witness accounts that testify to an atmosphere of fear among workers at the plant, lying 60 miles from the English coastline and which produces 7% of all French electricity output. This investigation by Jade Lindgaard and Michel de Pracontal.
Since January 7, 2023 our colleague and friend Mortaza Behboudi has been imprisoned in Afghanistan, in the Taliban prisons.
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