Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Malian Who Saved Lives in French Deli Attack Gets Nationality

A Malian Muslim who hid shoppers from an Islamist gunman during an attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris will be given French nationality, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday. After the gunman had already killed people during a hostage-taking in the store on Friday, 24-year old shop attendant Lassana Bathily hid several people in the store's freezer, turned off the light and told them to stay calm. He then escaped to look for help. After initially being suspected of being an...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter