Keyword: arms sales
Study commissioned by human rights groups found French arms sales to Egypt rose from €39.6 million to €1.3 billion between 2010 and 2016.
Poll shows 75% of French people want President Emmanuel Macron to suspend arms exports to countries involved in the Yemeni war.
The families of 11 French engineers killed in a bomb blast in Pakistan in 2002 want French President Nicolas Sarkozy to be formerly questioned by an investigating magistrate about what he knows of a corruption deal linked to the attack.
The deal is suspected to have involved illegal political party funding in France, paid through secret kick-backs from the sale of submarines to Pakistan, a scam largely confirmed in November in the testimony, before a judge, of a former French defence minister.
Mediapart, which has led the revelations over what is now known as 'the Karachi affair', has produced a video report clearly explaining the backround to the scandal now engulfing the French president. Click here to watch the video and to read a selection of Mediapart reports on the story.