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France's incredulity after the attack

French historian Marc-Henri Fermont, relative of Moshe Bejski's, tells Gariwo the "incredulity and solidarity" that followed the Paris attacks. In the cry of the square there are altogether the grief for the human losses and a call: "Do not touch our values". In French. 


Ahmed Merabet

When, on 22 July 2011, we got to know that the Utoya slaughterer was Anders Breivik, a young, blond and Christian Norwegian, the attention towards that massacre, where 77 young people died, started fading away.


We cannot be silent anymore

Editorial by Gabriele Nissim, chairman of Gariwo, the forest of the Righteous

The massacre against the editorial board of Charlie Hebdo in Paris is a new 9/11. Islamic fundamentalism with its trail of savagery wants to


"If I were a Palestinian I would learn from Ben-Gurion"

Israeli historian Zeev Sternhell, threatened by Israeli extremists because of his conciliating views, gives ironic suggestions to a hypothetic Palestinian negotiator: "Learn from David Ben-Gurion", the founder of the Israeli State who, as opposite to the current leadership, owned "long-term vision". 


Horror in Paris

A commando of heavy armed terrorists opened fire against the editorial staff of "Charlie Hebdo" and killed 12. The weekly paper is known for publishing some comic strips about Mohammed some years ago. 


On the bride's side

Interview with Gabriele Del Grande, the journalist behind the blog Fortress Europe and director of the movie Io sto con la sposa, now screened in Dubai. Del Grande followed a group migrants on their route from Lampedusa to Northern Europe through many situations including a simulated wedding. 


Persecutions, torture, massacres

the violation of human rights

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, approved in Paris by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, states: "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood".The day before the General Assembly itself had approved in New York the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, which was defined as the intentional destruction, as a whole or in part, of"a national, ethnical, racial or religious group", with the well-known exclusion of the political groups due to the opposition of the Eastern Bloc countries, which feared being charged for persecuting their foes (the so-called enemies of the people who were condemned to forced labour in the Gulag camps).

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