Special Forces soldier killed in Iraq
A member of the French special forces, Nicolas Mazier, was killed on Monday August 28 in Iraq during an anti-jihadist operation in support of the Iraqi army, the Elysée announced on Tuesday August 29, bringing the number of soldiers to three. French killed in August in the country. About 600 French soldiers are deployed in the region as part of Operation Chammal (advice to Iraqi forces and air support for the benefit of the international coalition fighting against the Islamic State group).
This is the number of people who were tried on August 1 for their participation in the riots which followed the death of young Nahel, said Tuesday August 29 the Minister of Justice Éric Dupond-Moretti. Among them, 1,989 were sentenced, and the vast majority of them were imprisoned. According to the Interior Ministry, nearly 4,000 people were arrested after eight nights of riots.
The reception of disabled children still insufficient
Thousands of children with disabilities do not have access to suitable schooling, lamented Tuesday, August 29 Unapei, one of the main associations in the sector of intellectual disabilities. According to a study conducted with a sample of 2,103 children supported by its local branches, in six regions in France, 23% have “no schooling time” per week, 28% between 0 and 6 a.m., 22 % between 6 and 12 hours and 27% benefit from more than 12 hours of teaching per week. The executive recalls for his part that more than 430,000 children with disabilities will be welcomed to school this year, or 34% more than in 2017.