Paris Bataclan terrorists ‘attacked France, they attacked Europe’

Wednesday's Paris terror trial hearing opened with evidence from Luciana Milani Solesin, mother of Valeria Solesin, murdered by Islamist attackers at the Bataclan concert hall in the French capital on 13 November 2015.

Behind the dignified grief at the loss of a radiant, beloved daughter, the court heard a calm plea for cosmopolitan solidarity in the face of barbarity.


"Valeria was a happy person," her mother told the special criminal court. Her...