• Curious about veganism or vegetarianism? Why not ask us a question? (You don't have to sign up, or be vegan or vegetarian!)

News France - Vegan activist sentenced for FB message disparaging butcher


Addicted Poster
Forum Moderator
Some news I find quite shocking:

French vegan activist sentenced for Facebook comment on Trèbes attack

This was the message that led to activist "Myriam" getting convicted to 7 months on probation:

“So then, you are shocked that a murderer is killed by a terrorist,” wrote the animal rights activist. “Not me. I’ve got zero compassion for him, there’s some justice in it.”
To be honest, I have literally seen thousands of messages on Facebook and other sites that were much more insulting or aggressive than this message.

However, the French Butchers Association filed a legal complaint under a law that was recently enacted that allows people to be prosecuted for "condoning terrorism".