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  • Macron Preserves China Contracts, Ignoring the Persecuted

    Macron Preserves China Contracts, Ignoring the Persecuted

    Expand French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands during a press conference in Beijing, China, January 9, 2018.  ©…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • 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.…
    - 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 -

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  • newEU to consider plans for migrant processing centres in north Africa
    Leaked draft document says idea could ‘reduce incentive for perilous journeys’The EU is to consider the idea of building migrant processing centres in north Africa in an attempt to deter people from making life-threatening journeys to Europe acro…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 10:05am -
  • new'Call me Mr President’: Emmanuel Macron scolds teenager
    Macron told off a teenager during visit to Mont Valerian fort where French resistance members were executedLike most politicians, French President Emmanuel Macron seems to enjoy pressing the flesh and posing for selfies when on public outings.Just do…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 1:57am -
  • newEmmanuel Macron scolds teenager for calling him 'Manu' - video
    French president dresses down a boy who addressed him by his nickname, ‘Manu’. Macron told the boy that he needed to ‘do things the right way’ and even if he wanted to lead a revolution one day he still needed to address him now as ‘sir’…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 1:36am -
  • French air traffic control 'causes third of Europe's flight delays'
    Senate report says strikes and outdated ATC equipment cost airlines €300m a yearFrench air traffic control (ATC) causes one-third of flight delays in Europe each year, at a cost of about €300m (£263m) to airlines, according to a French parliamen…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 8:19am -
  • Notes from the Cévennes review – an English writer abroad
    Adam Thorpe’s erudite memoir reflects on the realities of relocating to a rustic French idyllAdam Thorpe’s memoir begins with a quotation from Daphne du Maurier’s The Scapegoat: “I should never be a Frenchman, never be one of them.” This se…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 4:00am -
  • Yvette Horner obituary
    Accordion player who found fame performing from vehicles or in town squares as part of the grand caravan of the Tour de FranceThe name of the accordion player Yvette Horner, who has died aged 95, is synonymous with the golden years of the Tour de Fra…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 12:07pm -
  • Aquarius refusal was betrayal of European values, says charity boss
    IFRC chief says migration is ‘a situation to manage humanely’ rather than a crisis to solveThe head of the world’s largest humanitarian network has accused Europe of betraying its fundamental values by ignoring the plight of the rescue ship Aqu…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 9:57am -
  • Aquarius migrants arrive in Spain after rough week at sea
    Red Cross stands ready as rescue ship docks in Valencia The 630 migrants and refugees rescued off the coast of Libya and turned away from Italy and Malta have begun to arrive at the Spanish port of Valencia after seven days at sea.An Italian coastgua…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 5:27am -
  • Between Italy’s cliffs and sea, migrants bid to outwit police
    In the border town of Ventimiglia 500 people are determined to make their way to FranceFor the fifth time in one week, Sami, a 25-year-old from Guinea, was trying to cross into France from the Italian border town of Ventimiglia.As the train glided al…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 4:21am -
  • Next stop, Nina Simone … Paris metro ‘must honour its heroines’
    A public vote to name two Paris stations has turned into a battle over a sexist rail mapTo travel on the Paris métro is to take a journey through French – and world – history. Honoured with a station name are war heroes, statesmen, artists and w…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 1:00am -
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