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115,691. On a wintry morning in January 1895 a French army captain was stripped of his rank. A crowd of thousands chanted, ‘Death to the Traitor!’ His crime – high treason: selling military secrets to the enemy. But Alfred Dreyfus was an innocent man. He was a victim of a country rife with anti-Semitism and an army rife with corruption. In Search of History s1e25: The Infamous Dreyfus Affair, History 1997
115,692. Dreyfus was dragged to prison. He protested violently; he screamed of his innocence. ibid.
115,693. Dreyfus arrived at his new home [Devil’s Island] on April 14th 1895. He lived in a single-room square-hut. ibid.
115,694. ‘I read, work, dream and most of all suffer.’ ibid. Dreyfus
115,695. Emila Zola: ‘J’accuse … An abominable campaign designed to mislead public opinion and conceal their wrong-doing.’ ibid.
115,696. The French High Court annulled the verdict and ordered Dreyfus to stand trial again … Incredibly, Dreyfus was found guilty a second time. ibid.