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Author Writing About Foreign Fighters will leave France

David Thomson's book "Les Revenants" published in France

11 July 2017

Paris

The inquiry by the RFI reporter David Thomson about the jihadists heading back for France from Syria and Iraq was awarded the prestigious Albert-London Prize. Yet the author will leave France and work for Radio France Internationale in the United States. 

Righteous Without Borders

Polish Museum of Jewish History puts the Righteous on a world map

11 July 2017

Poland

Initiative started by Polish Righteous Website and the recently created Museum of the Polish Jews in Warsaw, a kind of virtual gallery of the Righteous worldwide that overcomes the limits of time and space set by the Warsaw Garden of the Righteous. The Righteous thus include living exemplary figures such as for example some Sicilian rescuers of migrants, and of course not only Polish nationals. 

Rio's Valongo Slave Wharf Becomes UN World Heritage Site

Unesco says it should "make us remember those parts of the history of humanity that must not be forgotten"

11 July 2017

Brazil

The wharf served as landing port for African slaves for three centuries. Comparisons have been made with Hiroshima and Auschwitz.