Adrien Quatennens

French radical-left MP sentenced for domestic violence

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Adrien Quatennens, a lawmaker (MP) in France's National Assembly, the parliamentary lower house,  and once a rising star of the  radical-left LFI party, has been handed a four-month suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay 2,000 euros in damages for physical and psychological violence directed against his estranged wife.

French radical-left party official and MP admits slapping wife

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MP Adrien Quatennens, 32, who as coordinator of the radical-left LFI party was effectively its second most senior official, has stood down from the post after admitting to having slapped his wife, while the public support he received from LFI leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon has prompted controversy within the party and outrage among feminists.