Scare quotes for "crime"? There was clearly a public order offence of some kind, and the charge was presumably assault.
And the article keeps saying "effective" legal representation; sounds like he had access to some sort of advice and in retrospect he thinks that he could have had better. That's the case with legal aid anywhere, so the comparisons with Guantanamo are a bit far-fetched.
Scare quotes? Did I make you tremble?
It is "alleged" that he threw a bottle at the Police, by the Police. Considering their conduct with fans who weren't even involved with the trouble, for which we have first hand accounts from members of this very forum, I'd hardly count their testimony as reliable. And access to "some sort of advice?" Really?
Are you French foreign service?