The second round of French regional elections gave citizens the chance to express a saving surge against the danger of the far-right National Front Party, which won in 6 regions out of 13 on December 6th during the elections’ first round.
In a country deeply attached to democratic freedom and the logic of equality, the result shows once again that France refuses to surrender itself to a party of hatred and dictatorship such as that of the National Front.
However, a few important concerns remain. The score of the National Front demonstrates a rise in racism and the logic of scapegoating, whereas massive abstention, notably in popular districts and among young people, denotes a rupture between citizens and political parties.
Read the full Press Release here (French)
SOS Racisme is a leading anti-racist organization in France which combats racism, anti-Semitism and all types of discrimination since 1984.
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EGAM is currently recruiting for a new Executive Director!
Click on the link below to get more information. Deadline: 1st September 2019!
EGAM recherche son nouveau Directeur.rice Géneral.e!
Cliquez pour plus d'information. Deadline: 1er Septembre 2019!
Today is Srebrenica Memorial Day. We honour the 8,372 men and boys murdered in the genocide 24 years ago, their Mothers and survivors.
Approximately 30,000 people will attend the collective funeral for 33 recently identified remains at the Srebrenica–Potočari Memorial Cemetery.
#IRMCT pays tribute to victims of Srebrenica genocide.
Face à l’oppression en Turquie, l’Europe doit agir !
La lettre écrite par notre Président @BenjaminAbtan , @CLAPOTMireille MP et @JoseFariaMEP MEP a été publiée par le journal Portugais, O Público.
La lutte pour les droits humains continue !
The European Grassroots Antiracist Movement, as a European #antiracist organization, and the We Belong to Here Association protest in the strongest possible terms against the – today in #Hungary held – far-right and racist action intimidating the Roma community.