Tag Archives: Marine Le Pen

13Jan/17

Trump, European populists are a threat to human rights – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch warns the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the rise of populist leaders in Europe poses a “extraordinarily dangerous threat” to human rights. Their yearly report also criticises Russia, China, and Turkey’s leaders for crackdowns on dissent and Syria’s al-Assad for targeting civilians.
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08Dec/16

Christmas comes early for France’s Le Pen

France’s far right politician Marine Le Pen visits Paris’ biggest Christmas market as polls show her topping the first round of the 2017 election. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Continue reading

07Dec/15

Far-right surges in French elections

France’s far-right National Front has pulled off a historic win in Sunday’s first round of regional elections, in a breakthrough that shakes up the country’s political landscape. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading

23Mar/15

Sarkozy denies far-right Le Pen victory in French polls

Former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP party rules out any alliances between his party and National Front while French Prime Minister Manuel Valls calls for anti-FN blockade in next week’s run-off.

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