My dear Burkini

French version (English version below) Mon cher Burkini, Tu es toujours vivant, Dieu soit loué ! Je me joins à la consternation de ta créatrice Aheda Zanetti devant la polémique dont tu fais l’objet. Il semble que nombre de Français aient gonflé les rangs de tes détracteurs ces dernières semaines, si bien que notre Conseil d’Etat, … More My dear Burkini

Genocide as the Reorganisation of Collective Identities

It was a fantastic although rather chilling talk by Daniel Feierstein that I attended on Thursday last week at SOAS University. The Argentinian Professor, estimed holder of a Ph.D in Social Sciences and Director of Genocide Studies at the University of Buenos Aires, attempted to demonstrate in which ways genocide, much beyond an instrument of death and … More Genocide as the Reorganisation of Collective Identities

Deciphering the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

As an aspiring Human Rights lawyer, I thought that as a first personal exercise and I would study the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and see where I think articles correspond to rights that I intuitively believe have the need to be declared and protected and where I think articles do not. A first reading of … More Deciphering the Universal Declaration of Human Rights