Trial of the November 13 attacks: Salah Abdeslam sentenced to life imprisonment

Journalists wait before the announcement of the verdict of the trial of November 13, June 29, 2022. © REUTERS / Benoit Tessier

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Salah Abdeslam, the main accused in the trial of the November 13 attacks, was sentenced Wednesday evening to life imprisonment, with an incompressible security period, by the special Assize Court of Paris.

The five professional magistrates followed the requisitions of the national anti-terrorist prosecutor's office which had demanded this extremely rare sanction, which makes any possibility of release minimal, against the only member still alive of the commandos which killed 130 people in Paris and Saint-Denis .


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