20 Men Convicted in November 2015 Paris Terrorist Attack

The verdict capped a 10-month trial on the Islamic State rampage of November 2015 that killed 130 people, traumatized the country and still shapes French politics.

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Marked by the 2015 Paris Attacks, and Now Defending the Accused

Half the lawyers speaking for the 20 men charged with involvement in the massacre belong to a young generation in France scarred by a spate of terrorist acts.

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How This Changing Brussels Neighborhood is Trying to Leave The Stigma of Terrorism Behind

Molenbeek was where a terrorist cell planned attacks that killed 162 in Paris and Brussels. Six years later, residents are trying to reinvent the area as a trial rekindles an awful association.

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From ‘Alive Among the Dead,’ to ‘Dead Among the Living’

The trauma of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris was highlighted in testimony by survivors and others at a trial of 20 men accused of involvement.

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Trial Begins Over 2015 Paris Terrorist Attacks

The attacks carried out by Islamic State extremists that killed 130 people deeply rattled France and sent shock waves through Europe. The trial is scheduled to last at least nine months.

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Once a Slogan of Unity, ‘Je Suis Charlie’ Now Divides France

After the 2015 terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, “I am Charlie” became a unifying slogan of free speech. Now it fuels divisions in an increasingly polarized country.

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French Court Finds 14 People Guilty of Aiding Charlie Hebdo and Anti-Semitic Attacks

The accused were sentenced to between four years and life imprisonment for their roles in the 2015 attacks on a kosher supermarket and the magazine that killed 17 people.

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Paris Suspect Said Attack Was Aimed at Paper That Mocked Islam’s Prophet

An 18-year-old immigrant from Pakistan was arrested on Friday after the stabbing of two people near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which was targeted in a 2015 terrorist attack.

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4 Wounded in Paris Knife Attack Near Charlie Hebdo’s Former Office

Jean Castex, the prime minister, said two people were in critical condition. The attack came as a trial is underway over the January 2015 attacks that targeted the satirical newspaper.

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Trial Over January 2015 Attacks Opens in Paris

With the main perpetrators dead, the court will focus on those accused of aiding the assaults on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a kosher supermarket that killed 17.

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