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Hollande pardon for French woman who killed abusive husband wins cautious welcome

Posted by Henry Peirse on February 1, 2016 at 4:50 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Paris

RFI: French President François Hollande has pardoned a woman who was jailed for 10 years for killing her husband. More than 400,000 people signed a petition demanding the release of Jacqueline Sauvage who was abused by her husband for decades. Hollande met Sauvage's daughters and lawyers on Friday and announced the pardon on Sunday.

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