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On Wednesday, 20 men accused of setting up and carrying out the biggest peacetime attacks on French soil will go on trial in Paris.
Just about 6 several years in the past, 10 attackers killed 130 individuals and wounded hundreds extra in coordinated shootings and suicide bombings at the Bataclan concert hall, a sports activities stadium and bars and restaurants throughout the French capital. The ISIS assaults took area on an unusually balmy November Friday evening in 2015, when out of doors café tables were whole.
Setting up this week, just about 1,800 witnesses and victims of these assaults will testify in a demo envisioned to last 9 months, a single that will involve far more than 300 lawyers, hundreds of volumes of documents and unprecedented security. There will also be 1000’s of spectators.
A specific courtroom built for the trial