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Obligatory New Year post 2/2: Year in Review

*EDITED, Jan. 1, 11:00 p.m.* 2016 was a tough year. Ever since the deaths of Alan Rickman, David Bowie and Prince practically coincided with the Brussels airport bombings, the Zika crisis and the Fort McMurray wildfires, everything is 2016’s fault. … Continue reading

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ignorant isolated inhuman

Originally posted on Mediterranean:
It is difficult for me to understand comments on twitter or Facebook of some. Difficult to digest that some people react in an extremely nasty ugly and radical way on our tweets about 112 children women…

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Safe Passage Christmas

I love Christmas carols. Except one. I’ve always hated “Do they know it’s Christmas.”  For multiple reasons: The victims of the Ethiopian famine that inspired the original song were Copts, so they bloody well did know it was Christmas. No, there … Continue reading

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Père Noël, Père Noël, achète-moi des bébelles…ou pas.

Père Noël, Père Noël, achète-moi des bébelles, J’en ai eu, j’en veux plus, traine-les dans la rue… Les variations de “traine-les dans la rue” sont nombreuses. Commençant avec “sacre-les dans ton cul…” Là, j’ai un autre: “On peut tous faire … Continue reading

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720 personnes entassées dans une seule embarcation

Lisez ici le récit de la dernière opération de l’Aquarius, où les équipes de SOS Méditerranée, de MSF et de Proactiva Open Arms collaborent pour porter secours à  720 personnes. Les trois bateaux de MSF avaient tous des opérations ce jour-là … Continue reading

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A week on board the Aquarius

I received this link from my colleague Sébastien Mesquida, who is a producer at a French production company that collaborates with the Franco-German TV network ARTE. He and his colleague Hanna Peters joined us on the Aquarius for a particularly … Continue reading

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Belated landfall

So, in case you haven’t guessed, I’m no longer on the Aquarius. My nine weeks came to an end almost exactly a month ago. I’m back in Montreal, which is strange to say the least. From seeing life and death … Continue reading

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