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Bachir Boumaâza in Terror's Advocate

Terror's Advocate

2007 NR

Director Barbet Schroeder's documentary explores the life and career of controversial French lawyer Jacques Vergès, who gained notoriety for defending Nazi butcher Klaus Barbie and numerous terrorists, including Algerian café bomber Djamila Bouhired. By examining Vergès's sensational court cases and his personal ties to terrorism, the unsettling film reveals hidden connections among the world's terrorist networks.