14 on trial in 2015 Paris attacks that sparked terror wave
Charlie Hebdo on a Jewish supermarket in Paris in 2015 3. Islamist gunmen killed 17 people in the two attacks from Paris his Lucy Williamson. Among those on trial today a men like Ali Hamza polder, accused of supplying weapons and equipment to both the Kouachi brothers on DH Ahmadi Coulibaly. If convicted of complicity, he faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. His co defendants are facing charges of terrorist financing handling, weapons and criminal terrorist association. Many of the key suspects died along with the perpetrators in police operations at the time of the attacks and others like Amedy Coulibaly is partner will be tried in absentia after slipping out of France to Iraq or Syria before the attacks took place. Australia has officially fallen into recession for the first time in 30 years.