The first president of the Court of Appeal of Bastia said Wednesday "deplore with the greatest vehemence" the naming of a judge, whose name was displayed during a demonstration on the gates of the court, with a call to leave the island.
No litigant, however dissatisfied he may be and who has the right to his defense, can question the rule of law and thus create conditions that do not allow justice to function with serenity, "denounced to AFP Hélène Davo, the highest representative of justice in Corsica with the attorney general.
The investigating judge indicted Tuesday night two young nationalists for possession and transport of incendiary devices as part of a case related to "the discovery of Molotov cocktails" on the sidelines of the often violent demonstrations that took place in Corsica after the fatal attack of Yvan Colonna, on March 2, 2022, at the prison of Arles where he was serving a life sentence for the assassination of the prefect Erignac in 1998.
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Rallies of about fifty people took place Monday in front of the Bastia police station and Tuesday in front of the courthouse, at the call of the Aiutu Paisanu collective of support for the so-called "political" Corsican prisoners. It was on the occasion of Tuesday's rally that a banner was affixed to the gates of the courthouse. This banner "expressly quoted the judge in charge of the case and called for his departure from Corsica," said Davo.