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Let's Rise Up For Our Rights!

By Bénédicte Jeannerod, France Director at Human Rights Watch and Camille Blanc, President of Amnesty International France. Published on Mediapart's website (in French) Human Rights principles were proclaimed universal almost 70 years ago. They were articulated after a period of barbarity and contempt for human dignity caused by a lack of understanding of the critical importance of these rights. But we are seeing the most virulent attack on these principles in decades. In France, speeches and proposals for emergency measures based on fear, intolerance, and stigmatization have been at the forefront…

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