France: Appeal trial for a group of activists showing solidarity with migrant people against far right ‘border defenders’ begins

On May 27, hundreds of people gathered outside the court in Grenoble, France to show their support to “Briançon 7”: a group of individuals who are appealing their conviction for “facilitating the irregular entry of foreign nationals” into France in December 2018. The story of ‘Briançon 7’ begins in the spring of 2018. On April