French court rejects conditional release of woman jailed for killing abusive husband

French court rejects conditional release of woman jailed for killing abusive husband

A French court rejected on Friday a plea to release Jacqueline Sauvage, a 68-year-old woman jailed since 2012 for killing her abusive husband; she was granted a rare presidential pardon on January 31 following public outcry. The Melun prosecutor’s office, which backed Sauvage’s conditional release, told AFP news agency that it would appeal the court’s […]