Paris attacks 2015: Accused complains of conditions

French police officers secure a convoy believed to be transporting suspects

The only surviving member of the group suspected of being behind the the 2015 Paris attacks says he and his fellow accused are “being treated like dogs”.

Salah Abdeslam and 19 other defendants are being tried in Paris over the attacks which left 130 dead.

The trial, which is expected to last nine months, began on Wednesday.

The shooting and bombing assault by Islamist State (IS) group extremists was the worst post-World War Two attack in France.

French media say Abdeslam “shouted” from the dock and said he had not complained in the past because he will be “resurrected” after death.

“You should treat us like human beings”,” BFMTV quoted him as saying.

Cries of “What about us? There were 130 deaths” were heard in response from the courtroom.

Shortly after, the judge reminded Abdeslam that he was not in an “ecclesiastical court but a democratic court”.

The trial is being described as the biggest in France’s modern history.

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