News agency sues far-right mayor of French town over use of refugee photo


Robert Ménard, mayor of Béziers, is sued by Agence France-Presse for misuse of photo in anti-migrant cover story on town hall magazine.

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AFP on Tuesday filed a suit against the outspoken mayor of the southern French city of Béziers, Robert Ménard, and city officials for wrongly using a photograph taken in Macedonia to falsely rouse fears of a migrant invasion, reports Yahoo News.