Human rights groups seek injunction to stop delivery of French boats to Libya


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“What the devil was he doing on that ship?” Everyone recalls the cry of anguish from the character Géronte in one of Molière's plays, when the old man is convinced that his son has been taken hostage on the open sea and he wants the justice system to intervene. Less well-known is the reply that Scapin, the sceptical and sarcastic valet who is the eponymous central character of 'The Trickeries of Scapin', gives: “Justice on the high seas? Are you joking?”