The French writer Gabriel Matzneff in the Italian Riviera on Feb 1, 2020. Matzneff has been summoned to appear in a Paris court on Wednesday, Feb 12, accused of actively promoting paedophilia through his books. The New York Times

Paedophile writer Matzneff is charged

The 83-year-old could face up to five years in prison for promoting the sexual abuse of children in literature for years