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  • Whose Bastille Day?

    Whose Bastille Day?

    President Emmanuel Macron is hosting President Donald Trump for Bastille Day to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I. The invitation is highly symbolic and ironic: the NATO- and EU-bashing Trump…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France is addicted to the state of emergency. Put an end to it, Mr. President

    France is addicted to the state of emergency. Put an end to it, Mr. President

    “This bill will be the last one. The first and the last one.” That is how Emmanuel Macron answered the question I had just asked him: “What would happen, Mr. President, if France were hit by another terrorist attack in the coming months? Would…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

    Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

    Expand French soldiers from Operation Barkhane stand outside their armored personnel carrier during a sandstorm in Inat, Mali, May 26, 2016. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Struggle for LGBT Rights in France

    The Struggle for LGBT Rights in France

    “Today, in France, we still cannot live and love freely just as we are,” said Joël Deumier, president of the association SOS Homophobie. In its annual report published May 10, 2017, the organization stated it received 1,575 testimonies of anti-L…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Let's Rise Up For Our Rights!
    By Bénédicte Jeannerod, France Director at Human Rights Watch and Camille Blanc, President of Amnesty International France.Published on Mediapart's website (in French)Human Rights principles were proclaimed universal almost 70 years ago. They wer…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France Should Confront China on Rights

    France Should Confront China on Rights

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will arrive in China tomorrow for what will be his last official visit in this country. But he can make it much more than that: it’s an opportunity to publicly express his concern about the serious attack o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France: the Human Rights Implications of the Presidential Campaign

    France: the Human Rights Implications of the Presidential Campaign

    #UrgenceDroitsHumains 11 questions to the candidates for human rights to be at the heart of the presidential campaign. Learn more (in French)…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France: Put Rights at Heart of Presidential Campaign

    France: Put Rights at Heart of Presidential Campaign

    (Paris) – Human Rights Watch has sent 11 key questions about human rights that France’s next president will face to all candidates for the May 2017 presidential election. At a time when universal human rights and the principles of the rule of law…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France Should Face up to Azerbaijan’s Rights Record

    France Should Face up to Azerbaijan’s Rights Record

    In Paris this week on an official visit, Azerbaijan’s autocratic President Ilham Aliyev has already scored one photo op. Anyone reading yesterday’s Azeri media could see dozens of photos of Aliyev posing with leaders of top French companies, incl…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Breaking France’s Addiction to its State of Emergency

    Breaking France’s Addiction to its State of Emergency

    Like an addict, France does not know how to quit its state of emergency even though it has become clear that maintaining it erodes the rule of law and fosters human rights abuses while not keeping the country safer. The February 22 report by the pa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • newBrad Pitt and Angelina Jolie told to pay €565,000 in chateau lighting wrangle
    French designer claims Hollywood stars failed to pay bills for multimillion-euro project at 17th-century Provence propertyA French interior designer is suing Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for failing to credit her for work on their chateau in Provence…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 10:54am -
  • newBrigitte Macron will have public role despite row over first lady status
    French president’s wife tells Elle magazine her position ‘will be determined not by law but by transparency charter’Brigitte Macron has said she will have a clear role at the Élysée Palace despite public opposition to her taking the official…
    - 12 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 7:18am -
  • John Morris obituary
    Picture editor, writer and key figure in the world of photojournalism who believed that the way to oppose war was to show its full horrorJohn Morris, who has died aged 100, was a leading figure in the photojournalism of his native US and in his adopt…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Aug 17, 10:16am -
  • French pilots claim easyJet is risking safety by scheduling too many flights
    Airline insists it makes no compromises on safety and says it has resolved issues with pilots’ union, which had written open letterFrench pilots have claimed easyJet is risking passenger and crew safety by scheduling too many flights.Captains are b…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 2:15pm -
  • Girl dies after car ‘deliberately’ driven into pizzeria near Paris
    Five other people critically injured after vehicle ploughs into terrace of restaurant in Sept-Sorts, 34 miles east of French capitalA girl has been killed after a man crashed his car into a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris. Thirteen other diners we…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 5:18pm -
  • When the tide pulls you’ve got to swim the Channel – no matter the reason | Keren Levy
    People don’t have to be the best, or the fittest – those who take up the challenge do it because of something deep down inside. I’m feeling the lure tooThe desire to swim the Channel washes over you. And then haunts you. The tragic news last we…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 8:16am -
  • Claude Rich obituary
    French stage and screen actor whose 1963 role in the comedy-thriller Les Tontons Flingueurs made him a starClaude Rich, who has died aged 88, was a familiar face in French cinema and theatre for almost seven decades. The much-loved actor alternated b…
    - 4 days ago, 13 Aug 17, 9:14am -
  • Danny Glover and Bernie Sanders seek France's help after Nissan union vote
    After United Auto Workers’ defeat in effort to unionize Mississippi plant, actor and senator turn to government with stake in Nissan-allied RenaultThe actor Danny Glover and Senator Bernie Sanders are preparing to lobby the French government for he…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Aug 17, 10:22am -
  • Rich and famous flee French Riviera over tax and fuel charges
    Local politicians write to Emmanuel Macron to complain about loss of business at resorts such as Antibes as luxury yachts head for Spain or Italy insteadOn billionaires’ quay in Antibes, the sound of summer is the clink of champagne glasses from lu…
    - 6 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 8:21am -
  • French Poetry from Medieval to Modern Times review – warm humanity, brave choices
    Editor Patrick McGuinness has assembled a rich and wide-ranging anthology that shows the strong links between French and English‘Il faut être absolument moderne,” wrote Rimbaud: we must be absolutely modern. Has there been a foreign-language tra…
    - 6 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 7:30am -
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