Christiane Taubira quits: the last left-winger in the French government has now gone


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It is the first major consequence of the decision by President François Hollande to revise the French Constitution in the wake of the terror attacks on Paris in November 2015. On the morning of Wednesday January 27th, justice minister Christiane Taubira resigned from the government because of her opposition to controversial plans to strip convicted terrorists with dual nationality of their French citizenship.