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)
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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.
Lundi 13 Mars à 18h30 à l'@Inalco, rencontre-dédicace avec Marcel Courthiade, autour de sa dernière publication "Petite histoire du peuple rrom. Première diaspora historique de l'Inde".
Wednesday 24th April - the day of the Armenian genocide - we reunited in Istanbul to commemorate all the Armenian victims.
Let's not forget Armenian people's sufferings- it is important to acknowledge such a tragedy so that in the future no one will ever deny it
Today,MP Garo Paylan explained us how Turkey is no longer a democratic country and how the Armenian genocide intertwines with the current situation with Kurdish people's sufferings
#ArmenianGenocide #freedomofspeech #memory #justice #truth #commemoration #democracy #humanrights