The investigation into the high-profile case of whether the French
company Lafarge has been sponsoring terrorist organizations in Syria may
soon take a new, unexpected turn. You have probably heard about the investigation
launched by the French courts in 2017 into charges filed by the local
employees of a cement factory owned by the French company Lafarge who
were targeted by militants (the plant was located in the Tell Abyad district of the Syrian province of Raqqa, 14 miles from the Syrian-Turkish border, its geographical coordinates: 36°32’42.0″N 38°35’06.0″E, see map).