Tag Archives: france

L’Union européenne s’apprête à développer les retours vers l’Afghanistan

  Partagée par une source crédible…si ça aboutit, c’est vraiment scandaleux! Renvoyer des personnes dans une zone de guerre, c’est refoulement, c’est interdit par une foule de conventions internationales dont tous les pays de l’UE sont signataires. Tu parles des … Continue reading

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On the high seas

I promised that shortly I was going to write about my ship job and what I was doing here…I am currently on a ship in the Mediterranean Sea somewhere off the coast of Libya. I work for SOS Méditerranée, a … Continue reading

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The best images in the aftermath of the Paris attacks

For those who don’t read French, the Koran translation in the top right corner reads: “Do not kill a human being, for Allah has declared them sacred.”

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Attempted words for when there are no words

People have been killing people over ideas for almost as long as people have been killing each other over food and sex. From medieval witch burnings and massacres of Protestants to the Spanish Inquisition, the Holocaust, the Khmer Rouge, the … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo two months later

Getting up early and reading the BBC methodically with a hot coffee in my hand has become part of my morning ritual, whether I work during the day or not. A sort of latter-day newspaper. Today I found this gem– … Continue reading

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Good News Challenge (Day 9)

We’re almost there! I hope this blog series has been able to provide you with a tiny bit more faith in humanity. With added kittens. Everybody loves kittens. On a more serious (sad but life-affirming) note… “Hate is not for … Continue reading

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I Do Stand With Charlie (ADDENDUM)

ORIGINAL POST HERE/TEXTE ORIGINAL ICI ADDENDUM: J’ai pris le texte suivant d’un communiqué de l’Association Mosquée de la Capitale concernant les attentats en France. “L’association Mosquée de la Capitale tient tout d’abord à exprimer ses sympathies et condoléances aux familles … Continue reading

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