On Wednesday, May 24, Emmanuel Macron announced his intention to have an umpteenth extension of the state of emergency voted for until the 1st November 2017. It will be the sixth extension since the attacks in the Bataclan in November 2015 where 130 people were killed.
samedi 10 juin 2017
In the meantime,
Her name is Nour, which means « light ». She was fleeing the war to try and find a better life. When the people smugglers left with the motor, the ship capsized in deep sea. It was dark, confusion and terror prevailed, another refugee and her child grabbed onto her frail shoulders. Nour couldn’t swim up to breathe. In the morning her body, adrift, will wash up on a beach near Tripoli. Europe is just opposite, twelve pale stars withering in the dawn.
lundi 5 juin 2017
Slaughtering people will not change anything; brutality does not belong in humanity.
Those who were killed, whatever the reason, are lost. Lost lives cannot be replaced.
The injured see their lives turned upside down, their projects knocked over, suffer from wounds that may never heal.
And we, the relatives, the friends or other, we are all aggrieved, disconcerted, sad, to note that some people make that choice to slaughter other people.
Each life is unique, and can't be replaced; humanity is the sum of all the lives. Taking a life away is like depriving humanity of one of its components, and it is intolerable.
On Wednesday, May 24, Emmanuel Macron announced his intention to have an umpteenth extension of the state of emergency voted for unti...