The “gamble” over health restrictions taken by President Emmanuel Macron, who has sought to avoid a third national lockdown in France despite a rise in the number of Covid cases since January, appears to have failed. Already much of the country, including the Paris region, is now under a form of lockdown even if the president himself has been careful to avoid using the term. There is also talk of further restrictions being announced later this week.
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.