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Africa: a petition demanding investment in

Gilles Yabi, last week you launched a petition calling for the improvement of health systems in West Africa and you also organized on Wednesday 15 March a virtual roundtable discussion on how health structures work. Why this focus on health right now?…

a petition against an elected Islamist who justified the assassination of Samuel Paty

In Tunisia, civil society figures condemn the words of an Islamist deputy who justified the assassination in France of history professor Samuel Paty. Coming from academia, research, or the art world, about forty of them have signed an unequivocal petition to condemn dumb remarks and demand justice. The signatories, primarily from progressive and modernist academia, find it scandalous that a member of the nation can afford to justify death by beheading of French teacher, reports our correspondent in Tunis, Michel Picard.…

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