Chouf : la bagne de la légion (Michel Tourvain)
Section de épreuve, Domaine Saint Jean
He, M.T. is at 70 years auld on a hunger strike where he was detained (72?) In front of the auld camp
Lots of media talking about it but watered down from the source
Several pics on France TV Corse
Chains, hands and ankles
Attached to a post for hours on end in the blazing sun...
@ Condo, you have better expérience than me...go dig up
An ex legionnaire who was in the Légion gaol in 1973 has been on hunger strike since 14 September. He is asking for justice, wants an inquiry and those responsible to be brought to court. The conditions sound harsh. The gaol operated in Corte between 1969 and 1976.
Here's an article from a couple of days ago, run it through an online translator.
Presque un mois maintenant que Michel Trouvain n'a rien avalé. Ancien légionnaire, le désormais septuagénaire se bat depuis des années pour médiatiser les tortures subies par les 400 internés du camp du domaine Saint-Jean,...
The FFL was contacted but has yet to reply.
I'll let those better placed than me comment on this.