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Four-star French general punished over anti-migrant demo

A retired French general who took part in a protest against migrants in the northern port of Calais has been stripped of his right to wear his uniform, the defence ministry said Thursday. Christian Piquemal, a former head of the French Foreign Legion, defied the authorities on February 6 by addressing a banned demonstration against the makeshift "Jungle" camp housing thousands of migrants hoping to reach Britain.
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